In my experience a work light (even with some diffusion paper) is still quite a harse light. It also can just super warm (depending on where you are shooting this might not be best).
The guys at Wistia put together this video for a super cheap (but useful) lighting set-up… http://wistia.com/learning/down-dirty-lighting-kit
Might be worth checking out as they have gotten some good results with it. It might also look a little more professional that work lights.
Hope that helps,