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Career Courage by Katie C. Kelley

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chapter six

Vision: Connecting the Dots to Your Future

At the tender age of four, Carla could draw incredibly life-like pictures of animals, her favorite subjects. She entered her teens an accomplished painter. After a stint at the famed Royal Academy Art School, she left London for New York and settled into the artists’ enclave in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. Happy with her budding career, she spent her days working as a Metropolitan Museum of Art docent, her nights refining her talent with watercolors.

Then one night, while tidying up her little studio, she saw the blank walls and mismatched curtains that made her room look lifeless. An idea struck her. What if she wallpapered her room with her own watercolor prints and hung up curtains ...

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