I created this canvas as a sample for my "Make It Big" class which I will be teaching in the USA later this year (the canvas will stay home!). The aim of the class is to experiment with art supplies and techniques - the "message" or theme is entirely up to the student.
It's been a slow process creating this, both because the words I've used (borrowed from Sara Barreilles' amazing song BRAVE) are resonating with me strongly right now. I am very much going through a period of soul searching, change and adjustment right now, and these words really are quite special to me. So the work has taken longer to finish than I had intended. That's not to say I won't come back and add more if I feel like it, but right now it feels finished enough to show.