I started this series about painting an elephant bangle several months ago and intended to post a new entry once a week.Â Unfortunately, my personal life went through an upheaval and I'm just now feeling ready to get back to this series.Â
This is where Part 3 ended - the elephants had been blocked in:
In Part 4, shading and additional detail has been added.Â I'm not going to write much in this entry, but will let the pictures tell the story.Â
The big guy now has eyes!Â I always feel like the subjects are starting to come to life once they have eyes.
Mama and the little one:
And, a few more of the other characters on the bangle along with a quarter being used as a reference for size and scale:
Here we are at the watering hole.Â I posted this one in one of the earlier parts of the series and later decided I didn't like the trunk on one of the youngsters:
Using paint, I removed half of his trunk:
Here he is with a new trunk - I like this angle much better:
Starting to get picture bloated, so will stop here.Â
If you'd like to see the series from the beginning here are links to the earlier parts of the series:Part 1Part 2Part 3
Thanks for looking!Â Stay tuned for Part 5 coming soon!