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14 x 21 in - 35 x 53 cm Watercolor This one turned into way more of a battle than it should have been.
This is the reference image taken a couple of years ago in Sorrento.
Firstly I decided to change the perspective slightly twisting the buildings so that they are at a stronger angle in the roof lines. The refereance is a bit head on. Strong diagonals make a greater interest.
The buildings on the far left need to be darker than in the reference otherwise the whole painting would have been just a bit too weak and make the viewer just wonder "what's it about". The painting itself became a bit of a battle with me wanting it to be loose but it keeping me painting tighter and tighter. I think it came out as a draw in the end but then again maybe the tight side did start to win through.