Santa Obama

I was listening to Rush Limbaugh this week; he talks a lot about Obama as Santa Claus giving presents to the interest groups that support him – that was the inspiration for my newest cartoon. ¬†Here is the dirty, rough, pencil sketch …

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Here it is as line art, traced from the rough sketch …

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I like the line art best, and most newspapers print black and white so this is what most readers see. I’ve noticed that some papers, including my local Santa Barbara News-Press, sometimes print the color versions of my cartoons in grayscale, so I suppose some people don’t like the harsh line look. I put gray into this one to satisfy those people.

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… and here it is in color, as you’ll see it on the Web and newspapers that print in color.

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