December 22, 2010
My father, an inspiration
When my parents came to visit me this past summer my Dad thought that scratchboard would be an exciting medium to try and now he's hooked! Mwahahaha!! (My plan is to take over the world and make everyone try to create something with scratchboard at least once)
Now look at him, he's just amazing! I've been encouraging him to post on the scratchboard forum over at WetCanvas.com but to no avail (at least yet).
My Dad is 75 (hope he doesn't kill me for saying so) and picked up a new art form just like that. It simply goes to show that anyone of any age is never too young (even at 75) to start something new. He's fearless and he's my hero.
Here's a sneak picture that I snapped of my Dad earlier this year in the New Salem historical site: