Each time I sit in front of a blank canvas I quietly close my eyes and take a couple of deep breaths.
I acknowledge the fear that is usually always there.
I say thank you for the opportunity to have the time and space to make art.
I give thanks for my creativity and ask that I be connected with something bigger than myself that will help me to make a painting that the person who receives it will love.
I tear up almost every time I do this. Then, I open my eyes and I begin.
I believe all of the creative ideas are already out there. I just have to show up and open up with a grateful heart.