Goldfish.. I had a lot of goldfish growing up. A LOT. I think we cared for them well, had bowls then tanks with filters and always cleaned them out and fed them etc. They just never seemed to last too long. I was thinking recently were goldfish just something that were big in the 80s/90s? Back when I was a child it seemed everyone had one but now I don't know anyone with fish.
We had 'Gripper' - the first goldfish won at a fair by my uncle (I know, I know so not cool, but back then it was pretty normal thing to do)
'Sharkie & George' - who else had fish called Sharkie and George?!
And the last name I came remember was 'Bubbles', however I think there were quite a few more..!
I got thinking about all this as I wanted to draw some fish. To begin with I thought of colorful tropical fish, but then I thought about the common goldfish.