Dream Studio.

Leap and the Net will Appear I got back from Phoenix late on Sunday. Had two very successful workshops and got to witness the beautiful wedding of my clients in Tucson. It was a very hectic week so yesterday I spent Labor Day at the beach with my best gal pals.

I have a back up of client work that needs to be finished, but have one more day away from my work grind because today I move into my new studio space!!!!

I'm having a lot of emotions--mostly revolving around the fact that just four months ago we were walking through the open studios downtown and I was saying how there was no way that I could ever afford a studio. My mind can be so small.

It is at an amazing industrial art warehouse called Keystone Art Space fairly close to the house - 8 minutes by car and 25 minutes by bike. There is a workshop that I will be able to rent out to have classes, a gallery space and so many amazing artists.

I'm most excited about getting to share with space with other people. The hardest transition for me has been that I work alone all day every day. My studio area at home has been fine in terms of space, but I missed being around people. (And need to preserve my relationship with my brother who hates that I won't quit talking to him when he gets home from work.)

I will be sharing my immediate space with Meegan, a ceramic artist and illustrator. And I just cannot wait to see how my business grows by taking this leap of faith.

Leap and the net will appear. - The Artist's Way

So first things first--studio inspiration of my "dream studio" that I have been collecting for a few years. As I opened up my pinterest board today, I noticed how they were all pretty similar.

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I love the pops of neon against the white. Image via SF Girl by Bay of a store called All That is Found.

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Who doesn't love the clean lines of finnish design? Image Via Avotaaka

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I love this for its organized chao and pops of color against white. Image via Architecture Art Designs.

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But also love the calm of this space found on Gardenista.

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Love the plants in Amber Thrane's creative space via Glitter Guide.

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Couldn't help, but add this little DIY paint brush holder. Would so love to have my jars off my desk area. Image via Natal Me.

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I clearly love color against white. This studio space featured on Design*Sponge of Rachel Castle.

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Rebecca Atwood Designs's inspiration board via Apartment 34.

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I love cacti and plants and leather and walnut. Image via Just in Time.

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Rachael Craven's workspace. I love the airy-ness and soft colors.

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I think I'll need to find this chair. Image via Decor Dots.

Better get to packing up boxes of paper and paint!

xoxo,

Erica