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.


  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.

  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!

  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!

  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:)

  5. Olvidé esto, muy importante:
    HA HA!

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

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

  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.)

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

    ( but I did give it up )

    I Like your interpretation of this topic...

  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!

  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?
    There is a man who goes to work happily!
    Tonight I can not sleep thinking about it!!!!

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

  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

  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!

  15. ehmmm, talking about me?

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

  16. Rod, I told you not tell!

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

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

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

  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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