Occasionally I come across old books that connect me with the past or a set of experiences. Sometimes I draw in them. My stepfather was an avid fisherman. After he died I ended up with a few old books from his collection. One was an index of types of fish. I draw in it, always things connected to water or to him directly. Here are two of the books. I started working on them a few years ago.
I keep old books tied w/ wide ribbons, they keep the spines from crumbling.
Here he is: