Egyptian Goose Step - 22 x 30cms Gouache on Khadi paper
The geese were developed from my watercolour sketch:
I have a passion for Egyptian Geese but have only seen them at an agricultural show in Umbria.
Often the desire to paint birds means one has to beg, borrow or steal (never!) a photo reference. This time I am extremely lucky to have a wonderful photograph taken by a good friend in Richmond Park, London. I could go on painting it forever.
© Alison Staite 2012