Technically, this is not a totally blank canvas. It is Day 1 of my first ever Paint By Numbers. After waiting three months to receive my canvas and paints in the mail, flattening it, and constructing a makeshift easel and novice art studio, I can’t wait to start painting! Maybe someday I’ll graduate to more specialized brushes and a real easel (not the large flat face of a deconstructed cardboard box) and I won’t be sitting cross legged on my living room floor with a sheet to catch any paint mishaps. But for now, I’m just excited to start.