I've never seen snow so Winter landscapes have always seemed magical and otherworldly to me. Loved the brief for this weeks challenge and asked a Canadian friend for a photo to use as a reference. Ran out of time a bit in the end and there's a lot of places that could use some work but I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.
Without Snow: http://i.imgur.com/tU9GI0x.png
Reference Photo: http://i.imgur.com/0rFwYHl.jpg