This week I was finally allowed to go home to work. In no time at all I got the piece done. So I will be handing it over tonight to the owners of the home. it is too big for me to scan in so these photos will have to do.
First a copy of the photo I took for the lay out of the piece. I went to their home and did some sketch's to familiarize myself with the home.
I started at the top, left to right coloring in the sky and the background trees. I had the photo on the screen of my laptop at all times.
Next, I started with the roof line
Then the chimney. Before I moved on I went back over the roof and chimney to add the details