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A couple more Christmas card ideas

I’m still working out the ideas for these cards. I quite like this one.

Let’s party!

This one is meant to portray Father Christmas going from amazingly slim and sprightly to completely fat and wiped out after his trip around the world. I think it needs an extra frame in the middle showing him eating and drinking lots. But I’m not sure it’ll ever really work.

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Rudolf takes a cold cure

Here’s another Christmas card idea.

What do you reckon?

Nibs (three of ’em!) and ink on Bristol board with the aid of a lightbox.

Update: I got some feedback that this was hard to understand, partly because of my appalling handwriting, partly because without colour it’s not immediately apparent that Rudolf doesn’t have a red nose, and partly because Rudolf guiding the sleigh is more a US thing than a UK thing. I’ve tried to address these a bit here (but the cultural differences are probably insurmountable).