Silver Tree, large, stages 2 + 3 / by debbie rich

I've finished laying down the brown base for the tree trunk and branches. Happy with how I've played with the light shining on the scene, coloring the branches lighter and yellower to the right, and darker to the left. At least, *I* can tell there's a supposed light source. 

Here is an earlier stage, with just the blue sky base applied. The initial sketch is here