Venice Gondolas W.I.P

Just a quick post to share what's on the easel right now. I have really been wanting to get back into my Venice work lately, but given how complicated these paintings can be, and how complicated my life has been, I have kind of shied away from the idea. I feel pretty rusty, so since Venice is pretty much all architecture, I thought I'd make it easy on myself and keep the size fairly small (16 x 20") and the composition fairly simple. Here's the compositional sketch:

20120511-140246.jpg I'm also testing out blogging via my iPhone Wordpress app, so if this post looks strange or different, that's why.