Capturing the mood and atmosphere

My latest painting is one of mood and atmosphere. I took this photo while waiting at the toll booth on the NYS thruway in the rain. The lights on the windshield along with the rain and ominous skies were dazzling... so I just had to paint  it!

Toll Rain
24" x 18"
140lb Arches cold pressed paper
Toll Rain - Watercolor - 2012 - Private Collection