Current Issue

The fall issue of Studios is packed with inspiration.

Enter the colorful world of cover girl Alisa Burke, and learn about the juggling act that is her life.

See how a variety of artists merge their art and life into one space, and how they've built a creative community in our story on live/work lofts.

Design ideas abound: Learn how to make an industrial-inspired textured wall, display your artwork in style, and let Nature inspire your decor.

And don't miss Five Tips Before Going Pro, if you're thinking of turning your hobby into a business.



Recent Issues

  • Studios Magazine, Summer 2014

    In the Summer 2014 issue, we are all about traveling studios and making art while traveling. Meet four creative artists who have transformed trailers into their on-the-go art spaces, including cover artist Leoma Lovegrove. Learn how an old milk processing plant and an old school house became wonderful studio spaces. And see how artists gather and connect in destination art spaces like Creative Outlet Studios, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Artside Studio. 

    Enjoy the Photo Story featuring Jacqueline Newbold and her colorful art, and get great tips from Creative Coach Mary Edwards who offers artists advice for personal networking in this age of social media.

    As always, we hope you will be inspired by the creative spaces of all types of artists and makers!

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  • Studios Spring 2014

    For the Spring 2014 issue of STUDIOS, we're talking all about repurposing! We'll show you amazing repurposed studios in a former wagon house, sausage factory, garage, farmhouse, and more.

    We'll also introduce you to Elisa Cavani, an Italian designer who transforms abandoned objects into beautiful and functional art and decor pieces. You'll read about creative and inexpensive ways to build a studio from repurposed items and discover an easy repurposed furniture project for designing a studio on a budget.

    Creative coach Mary Edwards discusses how to use goals and measurements in your art business, and artist Katy Svehaug gives helpful tips for effective time management.

    Spend the day with mixed-media artist and product designer Tim Holtz, and, as always, be inspired by the creative spaces of all types of artists and makers, including painters, fiber artists, jewelry makers, and more!

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  • Studios Winter 2014

    In the Winter 2014 issue of Studios magazine, our focus is on making the most of limited spaces!

    We'll introduce you to four table options that will fit in a creative space of any size and fit your organizational and storage needs. We'll also show you amazing studio setups for bedrooms, a shed, a loft, and even a crawl space. 

    Creative coach Mary Edwards teaches about picturing your business within your studio, and artist Brenda Lavell gives helpful tips for finding your target market. We'll also give you a peek inside Peinture Studios and take you on a painting trip to Morocco with Melanie Royals of Royal Design Studio. 

    Experience a day in the life of jeweler, mixed-media artist, and ICE Resin® developer Susan Lenart Kazmer, and—as always—be inspired by the creative spaces of all types of artists and makers, including a wedding florist, jewelry maker, photographer, painter, and quilter. 

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  • Studios Fall 2013

    Don't miss this exciting issue of the all-new Studios magazine! Our new studio features are even bigger and better, with fun photos and helpful captions. We've also added a new photo story feature, a color story, a before and after feature, and more! So if you're a creative type or just aspire to be a creative type, the new Studios is just what you need to learn about how other artists and makers work and live. 



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  • Studios Summer 2013

    Don’t miss the Summer 2013 issue of Studios! Featuring the work spaces of more than 20 painters,quilters, printmakers, potters, jewelry makers, and sewists, this collection is sure to inspire.

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  • Studios Spring 2013

    If thoughts of Spring have you longing for fresh color combinations and new
    thoughts on organizing your creative space,
    the latest edition of Studios 
    with an inside look at over 20 studios,
    is the place to start!

    Inside this inspiration-packed edition, you will. . .




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  • Studios Winter 2012

    Explore tree houses, wet studios, multi-use craft spaces, and more in Studios Winter 2012!

    This issue reaffirms that people are just as imaginative in finding work spaces as they are in creating art. In this exciting issue, you will...

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  • Studios, Fall 2012

    Don't miss the adventure offered in Studios, Fall 2012! Travel around the world with articles that feature silkscreening in Bali, designing in Rome, and creating with encaustic on Orcas Island!

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  • Cloth Paper Scissors Studios Summer 2012

    Take a visual vacation through 25 studios in the gorgeous summer issue of Studios. Throughout this 148-page special issue, you'll explore the studios of jewelry and fabric designers, a glass artist and cartoonist, quilters, and fiber artists! Plus, gain organization knowledge from the experts!

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  • Cloth Paper Scissors Studios Spring 2012

    Twenty seven artists invite you into their studios to share diverse viewpoints, offer sound advice, and dazzle you with inspiration in Studios, Spring 2012.

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  • Studios Winter 2011

    Embark on a studio tour that takes you to four countries and invites you to see 24 diverse studios. Anna Maria Horner graces our cover and invites us into her new sewing salon. She also shares her tips on designing workspace and making it function as family space at the same time.

    Meet the art directors who designed the parades at Disney® theme parks, an artist who paints anything that ends in "boards" for the surfing industry, and travel to studios in France, Mexico and the U.K.

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  • Cloth Paper Scissors STUDIOS Fall 2011

    This 148-page issue marks the debut of a dazzling new department, “Studio Styles.” Our mission is to celebrate good design in any price range, offer suggestions on how to personalize your studio, and encourage you to live creatively with what you love. In search of design advice we went straight to HGTV’s design star, Genevieve Gorder. See her on the cover and learn more in her article, Master Class on Design.

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  • Cloth Paper Scissors STUDIOS Magazine Summer 2011

    The Summer 2011 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors Studios is full of bright, cheerful creative spaces with loads of tips and tricks for making your studio an efficient, inspirational space.

    In this 148-page magazine, we have a special focus on mothers and daughters creating together. Some share a creative space, some collaborate on a business: there is even a studio where three generations work together. These artists open up their spaces and share the the joys and (a few) frustrations of working with their mom/daughter with you. A highlight of this section is an excerpt from the book The Printed Pattern, by mother-daughter team Yvonne and Rebecca Drury.

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  • Cloth Paper Scissors STUDIOS Spring 2011

    Studios, Spring 2011 is 148 pages that features designer and TV makeover show host Ty Pennington's new studio and also focuses on creative storage solutions.

    The Spring 2011 issue of Studios features an artist on the cover for the first time: designer and TV makeover show host Ty Pennington! Ty offers a tour of his new studio and insights on design, organization, and inspiration.

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