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River Crossing 1.2m x 0.9m

  “River Crossing” (FOR SALE) River Crossing (1.2 x 0.9m) Acrylic on Canvas A dramatic scene with acrylic on canvas (1.2m x 1m) depicting a wildebeest leaping into the treacherous waters of the Mara River while two other animals look on apprehensively. These waters are usually inhabited by hungry Nile crocodiles waiting for food as the migrating wildebeest and zebra make their way to the lush plains of the Serengeti. For more information or pricing requests:  art [at] embleton [dot] co [dot] za Stephen Embleton Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail The Process: Textured Gesso Base Acrylic Wash (Sun masked out) Textured Gesso Base First pass at the acrylic colour wash Acrylic colour wash drying Weapons of choice (R10 spray bottles) Beginning the pencil work River colour wash and highlights on the animals "Guide" Shadow detail on the animals Guide shadows done Detail Hooves fading into dust Darker shadows Dark earthy tones Mid tones and highlights Animals ad water done. Final piec