Well, I have started work on it, and I just finished the sky, which is perhaps the most difficult part of the painting.
Here is my work so far...
The canvas is 24 x 18 inches, and I, as always, I am using acrylic paints.
If you compare it with the original work by Velasco...
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... you can see that I am not attempting to do an exact copy of his work. Also I know that my colors are different. Seeing as I am mildly colorblind, it would be very difficult for me to try to duplicate the colors. I suppose that my colorblindness is the reason why my colors tend to quite vivid.
Next step is to paint the mountains.