In the 2nd of four(4) Jerry continues building the background and underpainting starting with the #10 bristle brush and layering to build the multiple values and colors. Now the #6 bristle brush to work and smudge along the shoreline which will ultimately become an area of fallen logs. Now Jerry adds hot spots to help make the painting come alive, building brighter lights with every contrast of color added. Jerry sketches a few points on the canvas to get a quick idea of the basic location of the elk’s body. Finally, Jerry uses #6 bristle to build lights for contrast near sketch of elk so the elk will stand out.