Backgrounds scare me.
They really, really intimidate
me and fill me with dread
I'm fine painting animals that no one has seen in thousands of years, but trees, snow and grass? AHHH!
So I procrastinated on this for a few days, but here's what it's looking like so far, with awful "placeholder" grass. Wow I really need to remember what snow looks like - been in Australia too long!
I need some serious landscape practice...
Might put a herd of mammoths in the background close by (like the herd of elephants in my references) just so I can avoid drawing any trees... LOL!!
And I did a little bit of work on the baby mammoth's face and fur, though it looks funny right now because he doesn't have defined ears yet: