My dear friend from the Dolomites of Italy, Lanfanco (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lanfranco), kind offered another of his photos for me to sketch.
I chose this one of Lavaze not only for the beauty of the mountains, but I was so attracted to those wildlfowers!!! I've painted this scene to emphasize the flowers -- but if I paint it again, I may emphasize that wonderful water.
Please see (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lanfranco/2057883004/in/set-72157600344536193) for the original.
Lanfranco's wonderful photography never fails to inspire me! --- Many thanks, mi caro!!!! I hope you like it!