#Inktober2019 & thoughts for my Dad

Silver Ash inktober 10-13-2019


Silver ash fills leaves 
with seasons early bite– 
October’s cold has 
come too soon, but offers 
reflection in return…

© 2019 Michelle Kogan


Dedicating this post to my Dad, whose Birthday would have been today, and whom I loved dearly… Although he’s been gone for three years I carry him with me.


Inktober prompt: ash

Here’s the inktober prompt schedule from the originator Jake Parker:


About Michelle Kogan Art, Illustration, & Writing

Michelle Kogan is an artist, illustrator, instructor, and writer, creating colorful allegorical figure, flora and fauna paintings and children's illustrations, which have a sensitivity to endangered species, and the environment. She is an art instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Evanston Art Center and offers Plein Air Painting Workshops at nature venues in the Chicago area including the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and Lurie Gardens at Millennium Park. Visit her online Etsy Shop at: http://www.MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com and her website: http://www.michellekogan.com
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2 Responses to #Inktober2019 & thoughts for my Dad

  1. margaretsmn says:

    A lovely poem to honor your father. I’ve written for ash but haven’t posted. Argh! That inner critic!

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