Friday, June 7, 2013

Gumshu

"Gumshu"  (pastel, 7x5 inches)  click here to bid

Another adorable young animal from the petting zoo at the Pflugerville Deutschen Pfest. This one was yearning upwards towards the feed in one adult's hand.

I was struggling over the name of this one. I've not painted many goats, but have used up a lot of names on 200+ cows. I wanted something that started with the 'g' sound of 'goat', and suddenly "Gum-shoe" popped into my head (out of nowhere!) But since my daughter does a lot of Japanese Manga-style artwork, my natural inclination was to adjust the spelling...

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