Winter trees near Blynn

 A quick value sketch just 2" x 3" to check the design.

A quick value sketch just 2" x 3" to check the design.

 A very loose sketch on my 12" x 16" cold pressed Arches 140# watercolor paper

A very loose sketch on my 12" x 16" cold pressed Arches 140# watercolor paper

 Super loose washes of medium and dark values

Super loose washes of medium and dark values

 Placing the darkest pastel values shapes

Placing the darkest pastel values shapes

 Finished up with small details and light sparkles

Finished up with small details and light sparkles