I painted with watercolor on canvas again. It’s still frustrating, yet I want to try again. I think I can do better. It’s annoying because while the paint does get absorbed, it lacks the flow of watercolors. The paints move like acrylics, but are transparent.
Kalaia is a lot of fun; she’s goofy and cute and adorable. I really wanted to capture that, but it didn’t quite come through in my painting.
I experimented with watercolor on canvas. I treated the canvas with absorbent ground and thought I would be able to paint on it like on paper, but the experience is quite different. I am not sure how I feel about it. When I first started this painting it felt really wrong, but then I got used to it.