We are still in Oregon. While lunching at the historical Mt Hood Lodge (from 'The Shining'), I was able to get this photo of Mt Hood without clouds obscuring its peak.
Process: I sketched in the big shapes, then under painted with isopropyl alcohol. Here's a snap of the underpainting:
I painted this in our van after dark in low light and cold conditions . We're up by Newberry Volcanic Center where the wind is whipping off East Lake. Minor suffering for my art, but getting one done for the Challenge.
Looking it over the next morning, I notice some poor color choices were made due to the low light In which I was painting. The sky is too light and the colors in the foreground are too bright. This is a perfect example of not utilizing grays to tone down the area and make a few brights really sing their solo. The choir of the current foreground is shrieking in my 'ear-eyes'! My fingers are itching to make the corrections!