Monday, July 13, 2009

Today's Watercolor - Stargazer Lily


I couldn't get the colors in this to reproduce very well. This is watercolor and oil pencil on stretched canvas, about 4 x 4". Watercolor tends to roll right off the canvas so there were some logistical problems with getting the color to adhere. It was a gift for a friend's 40th birthday.

2 comments:

Joni Solis said...

Nancy, try this -- add some baby power over a fresh coat of acrylic gesso on your new canvas. After it is all dry dust off the extra power. Now it should be easier to work with the watercolors -- the canvas will absorb the paint better.

They also sell a product that you can spray on your canvas too -- sorry it has been years and I don't recall the name of the product.

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