Let’s check out some roughs from the previous week.
I took this cartoon…
…and this cartoon…
…to create this cartoon for CNN. There has been so much stupid insane bullshit coming from the White House over the past two weeks (OK, more than usual), that I haven’t been able to capture everything.
I don’t know why I was on a balcony kick last week.
But I was.
I debated this cartoon against a few other ideas and ultimately drew it.
And it’s one of the most popular cartoons I’ve drawn this year…so far.
I kinda like this one. My only concern was that it might have flown over heads.
I didn’t like this one very much.
I didn’t like this idea but I wanted to do the subject. I never did. I hate that. Shit.
I rejected this one pretty quickly because so many others were making the same comparison and I didn’t want to focus on riots. I drew this before my trip to New York. I’m glad I didn’t do it. But now, I think I may do something with Kaepernick. Subscribers, check your inbox tomorrow (subscribing is free).
I didn’t draw this one mostly because I wanted to get away from fat-shaming…even if it is Donald Trump. I don’t want to hit innocent people when I’m trying to hit Trump. Plus, I’ve put on a few pounds during this pandemic. Mmmmm….bacon and ice cream.
See? Too much insane shit at once preventing me from hitting everything. What a freaking maniac this guy is.
I liked this point. In fact, I thunk it up all by myself. I even did the math. Yeah, I don’t math.
I almost drew this one.
This was boring which to me is the greatest cartoon sin. But yeah, fuck Mark Zuckerberg.
This one may have been a stretch to get. Yeah, I know it has a typo. Also, fuck Donald Trump.
Sometimes I feel the need to throw in a little color to help the idea get across when I do a rough. This is basic watercolor over pencil. I rarely use the watercolor option in my digital program but it’s easy to use and I don’t have to create another layer, so it’s great for roughs. I nearly did this cartoon and I was thinking of several different ways to present it. Then, I saw something similar so I let it go. Bye, cartoon idea. Bye.
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