While walking in my local town , I saw an old lady making her way home on foot in the snow. I made studies of the place and went back to my studio to recreate the image. I used my preferred impressionistic technique, concentrating more on atmosphere than graphic accuracy. I used this image for my Christmas cards this year and received many favorable comments on this choice. My professional colleagues have always encouraged me to produce more work using this technique . I do really enjoy the application of paint in this technique and the result is always self satisfying.