Inktober 2021 #5 – Raven

My dad loved birds. He studied them often and knew every bird that crossed his path. If he saw one he didn’t know, he would look it up in the bird book until he figured it out. He was always surrounded by birds. We had quail, pigeons, chickens. We even had a peacock for aContinue reading “Inktober 2021 #5 – Raven”

Inktober 2021 #4 – Knot

The fourth prompt for Inktober is knot, which really isn’t a lot to work with when thinking of my favorite memories with my dad. I decided to do a drawing of the survival bracelets that we made one of the times my son and I were visiting my parents over the summer. It seemed likeContinue reading “Inktober 2021 #4 – Knot”

Inktober 2021 #3 – Vessel

Vessel was an easy prompt that brought up a lot of memories with my dad. He had his own vessel called The Phish Phinder. We would go out on Lake Erie all the time and go fishing. We would have the usual family competition of who could catch the most fish. It was usually myContinue reading “Inktober 2021 #3 – Vessel”

Inktober 2021 #2 – Suit

The prompt for day two is “Suit”. When I think of suit and my dad together, the first thing that comes to mind is my aunt’s wedding. I suppose it’s not necessarily the event that I remember but more so the picture we have from it. I do remember a few things from that dayContinue reading “Inktober 2021 #2 – Suit”

Inktober 2021 #1 – Crystal

Another Inktober has begun. I usually do something horror related but this year I need to do something different. Last October, my dad passed away. It’s hard to believe its been a year but I assure you it still feels like yesterday. October was always my favorite month because of fall activities and Halloween andContinue reading “Inktober 2021 #1 – Crystal”