Monk’s Fishing House, Cong, Ireland

Monk’s Fishing House – Cong, Ireland Today has been a blessed “stay-at-home” day, doing only what “I want to do” stuff…(I love those days!) I went for a nice long walk with Captain Jack and D.O.G., and once again marvelled at how beautiful it is here, and how lucky I am to live in aContinue reading “Monk’s Fishing House, Cong, Ireland”

"At the seaside" — sand dollars

Sand Dollar – 4″ x 6″ watercolor ©Tahirih Goffic, 2011 I was fiddling around with my new Windsor and Newton watercolors the other night, with an idea for a gift tag for a special order and I came up with this little image. I’ve always been fascinated with Sand Dollars and their simplicity and beautyContinue reading “"At the seaside" — sand dollars”

What Are Little Boys Made Of?

So…my last post was the first part of the poem…What Are Little Girls Made Of, so it only made sense to do the second half next. I had fun planning this one. I couldn’t find anything to paint from life that seemed creative enough, so I gathered photographic references of critters, and a pic ofContinue reading “What Are Little Boys Made Of?”

Stonehenge postcard

 Stonehenge Sunrise 4″x6″ postcard watercolor, pen and ink I was so excited to see Stonehenge, finally. I’ve always felt drawn to all things pre-historic and ancient, and Stonehenge was no exception. I stayed in Bath, England, a beautiful city about an hour or so drive away. Bath is gorgeous and old in itself. It was founded byContinue reading “Stonehenge postcard”