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Olde Masters Galleria

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OMG Olde Masters Galleria has moved to a new location in Centerville at 55 Rhoads Center Drive - near the intersection of South Main St. and Spring Valley Pike. The new studio offers more area for resident artists to learn, paint, and display their work. Space is filling up fast - inquire below to find out more. We continue to provide oil painting workshops, personalized art instruction and fine art for sale. Workshops and private lessons are available on a regular basis. Discover your inner talents! Come in and see what we have to offer. We specialize in the classical methods used by the great Master oil painters. Join us for painting and sketching workshops!


Resident Artist, Fine Art Classes, Memberships & Apprenticeships

The Resident Artist Program provides aspiring artists with dedicated space to paint, learn, and grow. in addition, private fine art classes are available for beginner to advanced oil painters. Check out the Membership and Apprenticeship programs to support the arts and advance your artistic skills.

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Working From Home: Find Your Balance of Productivity and Relaxation

by OMG contributor Bruce Fletcher

Your home is your sanctuary. You know the importance of balancing productivity with relaxation if you work from home. How do you make your space a home you can enjoy and thrive in? Fortunately, there are ways to achieve the perfect balance.

Divide Your Space

When working from home, you need to be able to divide your workspace from your relaxing space. Having a place devoted to work and others to relaxation can help you achieve a better work-life balance. When you have division, turning your work brain on and off becomes easier. To have a more productive office space, focus on comfort. If you have to sit at your desk for long hours, opt for ergonomic furniture. Uncomfortable furniture makes it difficult to remain in your workspace. Keep distractions to a minimum in your office and allow a lot of natural light to fill the space.

Create a storage system that does not encourage clutter. Your storage system should include digital and paper records. It is stressful to have to dig to find the documents you need. Keep all technology updated to increase your efficiency.

Declutter Your Home

Some people prefer clean, minimal spaces. Furniture can fit your style without overpowering the room. Try to blend function and style into your picks for different pieces. Too many items can distract from the calm atmosphere you want to create, particularly in bedroom spaces where you want a place to calm down at the end of the day. Your home can directly impact your mental health. Those who live in more cluttered spaces tend to have more anxiety and feel overwhelmed quickly.

According to the experts, if you want less clutter in your home, you have to learn to part with the items you do not need or do not find a lot of enjoyment in looking at. Everything in your house deserves a place to live. While you never have to give up meaningful items, if you have difficulty parting with objects, consider gifting them to others. Keep your surfaces free of items. Do not allow random things to build up on kitchen counters or tables.

Change Up Your Decor

Your home should display all of the things you love. When surrounded by objects that you care for, you may feel a sense of comfort and calm. Some people also feel calmer when they add white space to the home. White space can be intimidating at first if you usually have many decor items. Over time, however, having areas clear of decor can also bring peace.

When it comes to how you decorate your home, do not forget about the art. Good art can make your house feel like a home. It brings your personality into play but also gives you something mentally stimulating to look at. Consider different paintings in your living space and your workspace. The addition of art can aid in productivity.

Look around your home. Is there a lot of natural light? Natural light aids in more productive sleep, warding off depression and more. Choose lighter curtains and colors of the walls to bring more light into your space.

When working from home, you have to split your house into a workspace and a relaxing space. Both spaces should be places you enjoy being and where you can keep calm and enjoy less stress.

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