With nothing suggested, a blank canvas becomes the means by which thoughts can begin to have a life of their own and manifest. There is space for something to be born into.
Choices are one and the same. Through the process of creation, we destroy. Through destruction, we create. Through imagery of Haida Gwaii, contemplate your choices as an artist.
There are many things one thinks about in a painting. Often, it's how to handle your chosen medium and how to best reveal the light in a three dimensional form on a two dimensional surface.