As you may recall, this process began with my plea for help from organizer extraordinaire, Danielle Kleinrichert. Then a 90 minute phone consult and some homework - purge the studio! For phase one, Danielle began identifying my work zones and categories, while I sorted stuff until what remained were only things which brought me joy. Danielle also identified some immediate, minor changes which would make things more efficient, and those suggestions were implemented right away. Already, there is more joy in the studio!
So phase two was a one hour FaceTime meeting. We measured the spaces (studio and two closets), identified what things need to be close at hand (paints, brushes, glazes, scissors, tape, drying station, etc.) and what things could be further away (shipping supplies, reference material, workshop supplies, inventory and so forth). What amazed me as we worked through this process was Danielle's innate understanding that the visual result was going to be so important to me. She knows I love clean lines and symmetry, along with pops of color.
The next phase will be Danielle's visit to my studio this week. We will finalize the blue prints, I will receive my marching orders (list of things to do next) and then the big overhaul and reveal will take place in October. I can hardly wait!