While I have no definitive answer [if there is one thing that the last few months have taught me its that long-term plans, even the best laid ones, rarely work out the way you expect], I do have a general direction! I want to take time to follow the advice that's been hidden [in plain sight] on my inspiration wall for quite some time:
via Sotheby's Institute of Art promotional mailer
courtesy of my past-student Lauren Foster
and, of course, this.
How's that for starters? Care to join me? You don't have to lose your current job to begin the one you love! And, if you've already made the switch from the life you liked to a life you adore, please share. If this is your dream, share that too. Let's stay inspired together!