When I'm posting the process you are going to see what does not work. I was pretty unhappy with what was happening here-it went from loose to tight. Not what I had in mind.
I decided to abandon ship and sail on.
Be minimal, simplify and play!
Out came the painted paper scraps onto the side table. I have given so many painted papers away, the assortment is way down. They're in France and Turkey and currently on their way to Greece!
I brought out a Kolo journal and started. First little boat below. It's a process. The design shape will morph and change over the pages.