Old Man Drawing

Old Man Drawing in my sketchbook with coffee, graphite and white chalk
about 4″ x 6″
Realistic portraits are my default art. When I’m absentmindedly sketching, it’s faces, always faces. Ever since I started drawing, as a child, I drew faces (and horses!)  And when I’m feeling directionless, I always go back to faces. It’s what’s familiar and meaningful to me. 
A human face…the first thing we see when we open ours eyes in this world. 
A roadmap of a life lived, a personality.  Anger, sadness, love, happiness, wisdom. A human being. 

Published by Tahirih Goffic

After a tumultuous past as a goat milker, laundress, fine art major, waitress and restaurant owner, I've now downscaled to running my own Cafe/Gallery in an effort to maintain a social life and make a few bucks. I live a ridiculously idyllic existence in a fairytale village called Bella Coola on the West Coast of British Columbia with my charming musician husband, two amazingly creative children, and a dog whose favourite past time is eating rotten dead fish and rolling in poo. In my not so spare time I love to invent healthy whole food recipes, write YA fiction, play guitar, or curl up in my favourite chair with a great book and a gigantic mug of strong black coffee, all while daydreaming of living in Ireland...

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