Winter Squall, Sierra Buttes, 9 x 12 inches, pastel. available.This painting was done mostly onsite at Sardine Lake in the Gold Lakes Basin north of Truckee. Below, you can see the painting as it was before I tidied it up a little. The original sketch was soaked by snow melting off of the lodgepole pines I was sitting under as I painted. I took a look at it in the studio and tightened up the shapes a little. I kind of like the result--it captures the dusting of snow the high country was getting that day.