To achieve good results it is very important to have calm and comfortable place to work. Your work area can be an elaborate studio or just a corner in a room, but two elements are absolutely essential; comfort and good natural lighting. Natural light is essential to see exacts hues and find the colors you want to use for your painting.
You will also need a comfortable table and chair as you might need to sit for long hours. Before star working it is convenient to keep all the materials within the reach.