Now begins the background work. There is a lot of foliage to draw but it is actually going relatively quickly. You can click on any of these images to see a larger view.
Here is a portion of the upper left corner.
I am a little concerned about the contrast between the monkey and the background foliage. The monkey does not stand out as much now as before and I want to avoid this. I have some tricks that I will illustrate in later posts to bring the monkey back to the front.