The inspiration came from a California Coyote photo I took at the Museum of Ventura County.
In Photoshop, I sampled colors from the original, used soft and prickly brushes, blurred some layers, then overlaid them.
The background process was similar. I used a moon photo and a photo of a stone path that was back-lit as starting points.
I merged everything onto a single layer to add further shading and highlights.
And finally, the snow.
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