I drew a ton of roughs last week. By “ton,” I mean over 20. Let’s check them out and see which ones are good, OK, and the suck.
This is the idea I created for CNN Opinion.
And it turned into this. I really enjoyed drawing this scene. I think it worked really with the newsletter.
I thought this was between OK and good.
Another in between.
I liked this one so much, I finished drawing it.
I think it’s safe to say this one is the suck. And, timely…as in out of time now.
I kinda like this one. What was up with that pink tie? Plus, it has snakes.
Not super funny, but I think it’s a good point. Maybe I should go back and draw it.
More snakes. I like the other Pence/snake toon better. I actually love snakes. Republicans, not so much. I always feel a little guilt when I make the comparison. But, it’s worth it if I can express what a religious fundamentalist lunatic that’s Mike Pence.
This might be a good idea. No, not the cartoon. Sticking all of Trump’s supporters on a boat.
This is one that’s just OK.
This cartoon sucks.
This one sucks too. I made a Corona/Tecate joke on Twitter when I first heard of the coronavirus. Now, everyone else is just catching up.
I couldn’t get this one to work.
I really wanted to get Skittles Pox into a cartoon. I did about a week later. I like my Uncle Sam in this rough. I usually don’t like drawing that character.
See? Still not the cartoon I eventually drew with Skittles Pox.
I don’t like this one. This looks like the kind of cartoon that other cartoonists would settle for. ha.
Yeah, not very good.
I wasn’t in love with this one either. I thought CNN might take it but now I’m really glad they didn’t.
I thought this was OK.
I actually like this one. It may be too subtle. I might use the concept in a future cartoon. Here’s some free health advice: Don’t let Donald Trump put his hands on you…or inside you.
I planned to draw this one and I never did. I still may go back to it. I love zombies, especially when they say “BRAINS!!!!”
This was probably my favorite from last week. I really liked it and now I think the window has passed. Maybe not.
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