One last thing for now: I put lilly pads in the water:
A combination of Dark Angels Green, Goblin Green and Snot Green. When the water is dry, I'll put some varnish on them to make them all shiny.
Just worth trying out to see how it works.
All the world will be your enemy, Prince with a Thousand Enemies, and when ever they catch you, they will kill you. But first they must catch you... Be cunning, full of tricks, and your people will never be destroyed.