For Part 5 of the Painting the Elephant Bangle series, I thought I'd focus on the watering hole.Â When I first blocked in the bangle, all I did was put a splash of blue paint where I wanted the watering hole to be located.Â Once, the trees and background were done and the elephants positioned and off to a good start, I decided to concentrate on adding details to the water.
These first two photographs have already been shown earlier, but it's a good point of reference in order to see the progression:
Adding rock formations around the pond - note that the little guy has a face now:
Splashing is always fun!
Plant life has been added around the pond to further give the feel of a rain forest environment:
More ground cover in the background - it's starting to feel like a forest!
And, for fun next to a penny for size reference:
If you'd like to see the series from the beginning, here are links to the earlier installments:Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4
Thanks for looking; comments are much appreciated too!