"Creativity is subtraction" by Austin Kleon: "One, getting really good at creative work requires a lot of time and attention, and that means cutting a lot of fluff out of your life so that you have that extra time and attention. And two, creativity in our work is often a matter of what we choose to leave out, rather than leave in—what is unspoken vs. spoken, what isn’t shown vs. what is, etc."
"What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion, for yourself and for those around you" -Lupita Nyong'o
1) paint canvas the khaki color 2) trace the words onto the canvas in pencil (I reccomend experimenting on paper first) 3) fill letters in with black paint. 4) paint a black border 5) if so desired, frame your artwork in a contemporary black or white frame