5″ x 7″ oil on hardboard I have always been fascinated with owls. They have this otherworldly silence, this innate wisdom in their being, that is palpable when you see them. Native Americans associated the owl with wisdom, foresight and keepers of ancient knowledge with powers of prophecy. In other cultures, they are said toContinue reading “The Visionary”
Monthly Archives: March 2014
“Starfish Blue” ~ 4″ x 6″ watercolour, pen and ink A companion piece to “Treasure from the Sea”… a colourful starfish, caressed by the gentle surf, brilliant colours gleaming. Up for bid on DailyPaintworks, link becomes active Monday, March 17th, 7 am Pacific tiime
The Urge to Connect
Treasure from the Sea
Treasure from the Sea ~ 4″ x 6″ watercolor, pen and ink Starting Bid $30.00 BID HERE at Daily Paintworks…link will become active on March 9, 7am Pacific time The Pacific Ocean is of great concern right now, in the aftermath of Fukishima, will these beautiful creatures be nothing but myth in the future? IContinue reading “Treasure from the Sea”
I was featured on ArtPromotivate!
For those of you who are new to my blog, I’d like to share this interview I did that was featured on ArtPromotivate: http://www.artpromotivate.com/2012/12/tahirih-goffic-painting-through-life.html. It was a fun opportunity.
Thinking about my super hard-working boy.
Originally posted on Danny Gregory:
Artists are dismissed as dreamers. But being an artist takes focus and perseverance. It is a tough job, grounded firmly in the real. Dreamers are roadkill. Artists work. That’s why they call it “The Work”. Not “the ideas,” “the notions”, “the dreams”, “the visions”. The Work. Being an artist means…
I apologize to anyone who has been paying attention! My blog has been a bit schizophrenic over the last few days…just trying on different themes to see which works best. I think I’ll stick with this one for now…what do you think? Also, if you’re interested, I am just in the process from moving overContinue reading “Changes”
Favorite authors: Beatrix Potter
Originally posted on Bridget Beth:
I am ever inspired by Beatrix Potter for her naturalism and conservationism, her cottage garden, her plucky little stories, and her gorgeous watercolors. I see in her a kindred spirit and a soft sort of heroism that I wish to emulate. I recently came across some of her journaling and…
Week 5 // The Guardians
Originally posted on 12 Months of Creativity:
Since a young age, I have felt protected and watched over by the ones in my life who have died – most notably my mother, who died when I was nine. At thirty one, I’ve now lost my mother, father, and my husband-to-be. I have also lost all of…
5″ x 7″ watercolor, pen and acrylic ink on watercolor paper, For sale now at DailyPaintworks, Click on the photo to get to the bidding page… I LOVE ravens…the grumpy, serious, bloody intelligent creatures that they are. I find them endlessly fascinating to watch, and so beautiful. I took the iridescence I see in theirContinue reading “Ascension”