Saturday, 10 December 2011

IF Separated



                                           

                                                 Size: 15 x 18 cms
                                                 Media: Ink on paper
                                                 Pen: Sailor fountain pen


I drew this Christmas card a few weeks ago to print and send out to a few friends and family. What always confused me as a Kid, was how the stories of Jesus and Santa Claus were separated. The ideas that everyone had a beard (apart from Mary), the Virgin Birth and the immaculate conception(s) etc etc didn't help.

22 comments:

  1. Great Christmas Card! If he ever got tired of being our lord and saviour, your Baby Jesus could get a job as "the wolf boy" in a circus.

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  2. Well, maybe Jesus and santa were twins separated at birth and doomed to live sibling-less magical existences? It would explain the beard situation. i love your pen moving, it's good stuff!

    http://siolothompson.blogspot.com/2011/12/illustration-friday-seperate.html

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  3. OH tu debes leer "El Evangelio Según Jesucristo" de Saramago, y tú verás, cómo hay una visión diferente de las cosas :)
    OK, wonderful your drawing, as usual.
    I love babies with beards!

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  4. you say I need a kitten on my bed?...
    As Olympia´s cat?
    oh, (this should not read my wife)
    I think next year, she and me, we separated
    she has cold feet, and my head is boiling:)

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  5. Olvidé esto, muy importante:
    HA HA!

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  6. Rod, muchas gracias por pasarte por El Rechiste. Muy Feliz Navidad para tí. :)
    Merry Christmas!!!!!

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  7. I think Mary should have a beard (or at least a 5 o'clock shadow). So funny! I love it :-D

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  8. I found out pretty early that Santa Claus story was a hoax and that has probably shaped my attitude towards the other story too... But would love to receive a card like that. (Mary would look nice with a beard.)

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  9. it confused me as well......

    ( but I did give it up )

    I Like your interpretation of this topic...

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  10. ¿Cómo está ese Lúnes, hombre!!!
    El día más fastidioso de la semana!!!
    Well, Tuesday is also a tiring day!!
    y el miércoles
    ¿por qué no el jueves?
    and Friday we're so tired we do not want to do anything!!!! :(
    saturday and Domingo, pasan tan rápido.
    y nuevamente el fastidioso lúnes!

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  11. But then .... You are a happy man!!
    I believed all my life that did not exist, the happy men
    Someday you can send me a signed picture of you?
    please
    There is a man who goes to work happily!
    Tonight I can not sleep thinking about it!!!!

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  12. Rod... What why??? about Artisjok????

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  13. Ah, I will tell you the secret (pero tú no se lo cuentes a Artisjok) is because I told him I did not allow anyone to leave comments because my post is very silly :) TOP SECRET

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  14. I found the manger after following the Three Wise men. They bring important gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh. -but I bring something more useful to the new king: Gillette Razor for men!

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  15. ehmmm, talking about me?

    @ ted : yes , right. But than the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Razor

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  16. Rod, I told you not tell!

    @ rod and Art: Hey guys what do you have against beards?
    (a commission on sales of Gillette?)

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  17. Sorry I meant @ Ted and Art ... my single neuron has not yet awakened.

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  18. Nice piece, I think the world may have Santa Claus confused with God. Wonderful line as always.

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  19. perhaps we now know that the wise men were not really looking for the saver of our souls, but rather the shaver of our souls.


    ?


    .

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Thanks Guys!!