I read the subject line and thought it meant going out into the shop, then just sitting and smell the wood odor. That's what I do on occasion, just sit out there and smell the nice smell of wood. Very soothing.
Almost all my paint usage nowadays is latex. Water thinned, water cleanup. Basically, there have been so much improvement in latex paints over the last 10-20 years, it's often superior to oil paints for many applications. It also makes a great, and very inexpensive, fabric paint.
"It ain't what you're told, it's what you know." - Granny Weatherwax
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Some days, the supply of available curse words is insufficient to meet my demands.
.....Call me a craftsman, artisan, or artistic, and I will accept that. Call me an artist and you will likely get a quite rude comment in return. I am not a @#$%ing artist.