Done from a photo taken back in the 1990s when this was my back yard in Florida. It was late in the season with cool morning light filtering through the trees. I started with a dark under layer and alcohol wash. Layers were built up with soft pastels. It was always cool in the shade of the pines.
Pastel on prepared matt-board – 6 3/4″ x 9″
August 2019, Asheville, North Carolina