My New Years Cartoon

Here is my newest cartoon on the Democrat’s first-year headache. My process is to sketch an idea first, then do a finished pencil drawing and finally color it on the computer.

Here is my New Years cartoon.  First, I do a rough pencil sketch …

Then I do finished line art, also in pencil, but scanned as high contrast to look like I use ink.  This is the image most people will see in the newspaper.  My drawings are on 11″x17″ paper.  I work bigger than most editorial cartoonists.

And then I color it in Photoshop for the few newspapers that print cartoons in color, and for the Web.

By Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post. For the past 35 years, Daryl has been one of America’s most prolific cartoonists.