Awesome Amanda ! Its so big, its difficult to take it all in from one small photograph. What looks like a small church tower in the photograph is probably more than 10cms tall in reality, and so it goes for the rest. Wonderful feeling of space and fresh air. And so good to see the work in progress ; as a watercolourist, it amazes me to see how,with oils, that turquoise blob in the centre can turn into an estuary, and how the pink hills now all have their wonderfully different shades of green. Very impressive, thanks for sharing your process.

Thank you, Sharon. Watercolour and palette knife oils must be as close to opposite as it is possible to be n tradtional media. The blog post has bigger pictures, including two detail shots (revealing my version of Porthtowan to be a decidedly secular place; your apparent church tower is an engine house (now a café, I believe)) and a animated GIF of the in-progress shots.

Thank you, Gudrun. "So far"? I thought it was finished :-S

Ah, I wondered why there were no more wips! I am sure you client is very happy.

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Oil on really big canvas, 80 x 200 cm. Blog post: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ http://amanda-bates-artist.blogspot.com/2014/09/porthtowan.html

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