Cartoon: Better Cooks

Cartoon of a couple talking to a pastor. The man says, "We decided to come here when we heard your church has better cooks."

I drew this for the "CHOGnews" February, 2010 issue. You can find the newsletter at this link.

Illustration Friday: Adrift

Illustration Friday: Adrift, originally uploaded by speartoons.
Cartoon of cat and dog on and iceberg. Dog says, “On the bright side, at least the snow has melted.”

When this week's word, "adrift," came up for Illustration Friday, I thought of all the snow in my backyard and my poor pets. They have had a hard time with the snow. And Indiana hasn't gotten the kind of snow that has assaulted the east coast. We've had only a small taste of Snowmageddon.

I drew this in Adobe Illustrator CS2

Comic: Snowman Disaster

Cartoon of  girl and snowman. Girl says, “So maybe the hot tub was a bad idea.”

There's lots of snow here this week. Snow people have been sprouting everywhere. There are certain things these new citizens should not enjoy. Hot tubs are one of many potential hazards for the common snow individual. Be sure to warn them.

I drew this in Adobe Illustrator CS2

Comic: Cat Backpack

Cartoon of a boy with a cat on his back. Boy says, "I grabbed him in the dark. I thought he was my backpack."

Cases of mistaken identity can happen all the time when it's dark and the middle of winter. I just checked and I am happy to say I wore the same color socks today.

If you ever catch me with a weird combination of socks or a cat on my back, I'll just say it is a fashion statement. I would advise you to do the same.

I drew this in Adobe Photoshop.

Illustration: Colts vs. Saints

I drew this illustration for an upcoming work party. We are all in the spirit for this Sunday's Super Bowl.

I won't tell you who we're rooting for, but everything in the office is dyed blue, I'm wearing a number 29, Joseph Addai jersey and we live in Indiana. 

When they asked me to put together a flyer, I wondered what it would look like if the mascots went at it. True, they aren't the real mascots, but the Saints dog just didn't look threatening to me.

I drew this in Adobe Illustrator CS3

Six more weeks... stupid groundhog!

CNN is reporting Punxsutawney Phi has seen his shadow once again . The oversized rodent says there are six more weeks of winter in these United States. The weatherman keeps threatening more snow in Indiana, so Phil must be right.

My heart was broken. Yet, I had enough strength to spread the news the low tech drawing way, via a chalk interface device. Thanks to cameras, I can spread it high-tech too.

Whenever something catches my attention, or just bugs me, I have to let it out somehow. Drawing or doodling is the best way for me. I might as well get some creative mileage out of it.

I'm thankful for some new chalkboard paint at work. It's a great new outlet that doesn't involve pixels or bezier curves. It's okay to be low tech once in a while.