To whet your appetite, I thought I'd show some process pictures.
|Working on the trunk.|
|For scale, with the 3 ft long prototype|
|We've also made a small number of foot long elephants|
|Ready to be painted like the prototype.|
|With primer, ready to get reddy.|
|UPDATE!: The team with the painted piece at the shop. Matt, painter. Me. Sam, fabricator.|
Here is a news report about the process of making the Red Elephant from the local news station:
And another report is here.
The festivities begin at 11:30 am.