So much to see, so little time... snap shots provide basic elements. It's the painters job to render the scene with feeling. No matter how gorgeous the landscape if you don't know why you're painting it the result will likely be less than a masterpiece. Avalanche Lake in Glacier NP inspires feelings of both awe and serenity in me which could result in two very different paintings from the same source material. Can you consciously identify what it does for you and then transfer that to paint? Use this image (crop, rearrange, simplify) if it inspires you, or find a landscape of your own. Write down in a single word what you plan to communicate in paint then make that the title of your painting.
Please be sure to follow the spirit and the letter of the challenge.
For example, each submission must be painted after the challenge is posted.