Happy Saturday, all. I am sharing some drawings with you from my batch this week. It’s how the system works there, we all send in around 6-10 drawings each week, and the editors either buy one, or they don’t!
The above drawing came to after seeing a plethora of ads about aging. Everyone ages. I just think the term “natural aging” was funny, and while I know what is meant (no botox, no facelift), I decided to do the drawing to poke fun at this phenomena. And I wanted to use the phrase. It’s fun to pick phrases out of everyday parlance and plug them into cartoons.
And the one below just came from drawing a man talking to a dark cloud. As I drew it, I recalled a cartoonist I knew whom we dubbed “dark cloud,” because he was always so grim and gloomy. He never knew we called him that.
But why are dark clouds gloomy? They just have rain in them.
The drawings above are two of the several I sent into The New Yorker that did not get picked this week. So you get to enjoy them (or not!).
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