To ensure the composition of the painting was just right, I decided to make a few adjustments to the original photo and zoom in on the sailboat. I then created a quick painting sketch to share with Steve and get his approval before moving forward with the final piece.
The finished painting was 24 inches x 18 inches, and the video below shows me adding the finishing touches to the sides of the canvas so that it could be hung without a frame:
If you're interested in commissioning a personalized painting for yourself or as a gift, feel free to reach out to me. I would be happy to discuss the details of your project and create a beautiful piece of art that you'll treasure for years to come.