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landscape

A friend of mine challenged me to paint a landscape from a painting. I am not a landscape artist and I rarely copy from photos. I still used it as more of a guide, rather than trying to depict the image directly. I found it very tedious, and boring. But I am pleased with the outcome. I am getting it framed tomorrow and it is being gifted to my grandmother (she has lots of empty wall space)

Water colour on 18″x14″ board. With a touch of gouache and Acrylic.

Photo it is based on is from here : http://josephrossbach.photoshelter.com/#!/index/G0000B7QfDGCnndk

Larger version of the full image can be seen here : http://zombieprincess.deviantart.com/art/Misty-water-485953794?ga_submit_new=10%253A1412273059&ga_type=edit&ga_changes=1&ga_recent=1

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