I also tried to take a better image of the "Braining" painting without setting up lights, just using natural light from the skylight in the studio. The one I posted was too dark in my opinion, but the light in the image I took is uneven and no amount of filtering is going to correct that.
(Note: Stop Being LAZY!)
But this is all inside baseball. I know that you want to read about my wacky adventures inside a small, paintsplattered room. And I am hoping to give you, gentle reader, what you expect in this fast approaching Aught Nine.