A landscape of the Murray River has been turned into a 20 metre-long mural in Howlong.
The painting by Tracy Hancock has transformed a "boring brick wall" near the car park to the IGA into a four metre high image that she hopes will "brighten up the town".
Mrs Hancock, who is a local artist, said the idea for the mural came from the building's owner.
"He came to me asking if I wanted to create a mural on the side of the building and I jumped at the idea," she said.
"His idea came from looking at the silo murals around and decided this could be something he could give back to the community and brighten up the town.
"I haven't done anything near this big before so it was a challenge.
"But I really enjoyed it, I normally work in oil paintings mainly on canvasses but this was acrylic paint so even that change was a bit to get used to."
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The painting took Mrs Hancock around 150 hours from prepping the brick wall until she finished the art work last week.
"It was a lot of work but I had my husband who is a painter by trade helping me and he was really good because he works with that type of paint all the time," she said.
"I got free rein in terms of the picture I wanted so I spent a lot of time driving around taking photos of Howlong from different perspective and I arrived on this one.
"The feedback from the community has already been overwhelming.
"I had one older lady who walks down every day and says she enjoys it because it brings her peace and that is what it is really all about."
Despite finishing painting last week, Mrs Hancock said there were already plans to expand the mural.
"The owner of the building has already asked me if we can expand it to be the length of the wall," she said.
"Keeping in that same theme but I am not sure when that will happen.
"I am pretty proud of how it turned out and I hope the community enjoy it."
Although the painting faced the Howlong IGA car park the business wasn't involved in commissioning the work, but Mrs Hancock said they have been "nothing but helpful".
"I think that just goes to show what we are all about here in Howlong; that sense of community," she said.