Thiswas a piece I had made for the designers spotlight. After scouring their website for something to inspire me. I stumbledacross this photo of the lone tree out in the snow. It inspired me witha story of loneliness. The tree look sad and almost seemed as if it wascalling out to someone or something. 
The photo was acquired from
I then added shadows, clouds, and some rain along with the characters of the picture.
Up close of the original photo.
Up close of the final draft.