I photograph my large paintings as I go, to see how they evolve.
It's like a window - same view, always different after each session.
I'm painting this from my mind, so it's bound to be "out" in terms of realistic, but that's okay by me.
Half the time I struggle for correctness, the other half, breaking free of it!

The ship is Beorn's "inn Auga."

Finished with a touch of foreground blurring.