Two things: being still. and water. (Ick, I'm rolling my eyes at the Buddhist-mass-appeal/horrible irony of someone like me trying to state something like that)
Let me start over. I set up some junk lying around my house and then I painted it. Afterwards, I felt pretty good.
I can't resist a photo op for Scraps. And she loves her new painting. So much that she takes naps on it.