So I've been working on these larger pieces, based on photographs I've taken around Calgary. Still in progress, here they are in all their unfinished glory.
Here the colour definitely has to be knocked back! But often a bright underpainting gives the work more life in the end.
based on the upper photo here:
Only just begun this one, a good start too. I've worked on it quite a bit since - updated photos soon.
based on the lower photo here:
Not sure how well the larger size translates for the photo-based image, but I'll keep working away and suspend judgement until they're finished!