It's been a while since I did any new work on this, so I browsed through tree images over the last two weeks and finally settled on one. At one point, I thought I might place two trees in the opening, but decided it would look too weird. The plan is to make the tree golden, to match the autumn colors in the foreground, but the current silvery hue is kind of nice, too. Mysterious.
Variations On A Theme 5, © 2021 (click on image for larger view)