GETTING STARTED

Time and Space and What You’ll Need

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Field of Poppies, Gustav Klimt, Austrian, (1862–1918). Oil on canvas, 1907. E. Lessing/Bridgeman Images.

You’ve decided you want to connect to art and to your creative self, but how do you make it happen? Can you book an hour or two on your calendar, or do you wait for a free afternoon? Do you creep downstairs when everyone is asleep late at night or get up before dawn?

The first step is to find your “you” time. Perhaps it’s just a half hour every day, after the kids are in bed, or between the time when you get home from work and you plop mindlessly in front of the TV. Creative “you” time is ...

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