“Bookworm” 2.5″ x 3.5″ ACEO oil on canvas paper This is one of the ACEO’s I sold last week on ebay.Check out my new listings on Tuesday night. I should have a bunch more.I enjoy doing these little paintings. I can get the great feeling of accomplishment that comes with finishing a painting, but inContinue reading “Bookworm kitty cat aceo original art by Tahirih Goffic”
“Randy” 12″ x 12″ oil on canvas This is my husband’s son, Randy. He’s a handsome guy, and he looked so intense in this pose that I thought I’d try to capture his intensity.
“Hula Girl” 9″x 12″ oil on canvas I took the photo for this one last winter in Maui at the Children’s Hula in Lahaina. Although it was indoors, the light through the skylights was very dramatic, and I was able to get a lot of great shots. The sun shining today made me feel “Mauish”,Continue reading “Hula Girl”
“Miss Wendle~Barkerville” 16 x 20″ oil on canvas Here’s another of the previously “undercover” Barkerville paintings. I really liked the challenge with this one. The wrinkles in her shirt, the lace of the curtains, and the wallpaper patterning all gave me quite the hassle, but overall, I’m pretty happy with the result, although the paintContinue reading
“St. Saviour’s – Barkerville” 18″ x 24″ oil on canvas Well, at this point my involvement in the Inside Barkerville project has been put on hiatus, my I now feel free to post some of the paintings I did for it. It consumed a lot of my time, and I finished a lot of workContinue reading “St. Saviour’s Anglican Church”
“Mr. Grimsby” 8″x 10″ oil on canvas This is one of the most memorable Barkerville characters, Mr. Grimsby. He does a great comedy skit at the waterwheel, as a miner selling his claim. I’ve had many laughs watching it. Dave, the guy who portrays Mr. Grimsby has been there since I was a child, andContinue reading “Mr. Grimsby”
John “Cariboo” Cameron 18″ x 24″ oil on canvas This is a portrait of the actor in Barkerville portraying the character of John Cameron, the first man to strike it big-time rich there. He discovered gold on December 22, 1862, but his wife had recently died, and he decided to return to Victoria in FebruaryContinue reading “John "Cariboo" Cameron”