Tjeerd Royaards is editorial cartoonist and cartoon editor for the Cartoon Movement.
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Thanks Pete & Elihu! @Pete: I'm not completely satisfied with the rendering of the waterfall (I don't draw them often, I guess), but it was a good excercise.
Nice one, Sara!
Love the colors!
@Animilation, that's actually a great suggestion!
Wonderful in its simplicity.
Wow, that's an awesome cartoon! One of those 'wish I thought of that' moments.
Thanks, nemo! Had some fun experimenting with storm clouds and lighting from below. Kind of pleased with how it turned out.
Thanks Antonio, like your too!
Clever! Like the black and white globe on a red background, makes it extra dramatic.
Somehow, they just don't get old, these Brext cliff cartoons, at least for me. Made me chuckle :))
Nice concept, and I love the rendering of the water! Have you made your own digital brushes to create that effect?
Thanks Moshe, and thanks for your thoughts. I must admit the topic of climate change is becoming a bit tired in cartoons, although the UN report on government inaction did provide a solid hook to do a cartoon (and I must admit I did not have any other inspiration).
My cartoons (and in my view, cartoons in general) don't provide a solution. The put a problem on the agenda, and hopefully get people to think about that problem. My strategy to do this is to create an image that can be understood within 3 seconds. In this case, I actually think all the elements actually work rather well together to accomplish this. the island represents the danger of rising sea levels (and flooding lands), and the thinker skeleton represents human inaction and its consequences, which may be dire. And it doesn't really matter who is responsible, as we will all face the results.
Thanks Moshe! What don't you like about the concept (if i may ask)?
Thanks guys! These are my favorite cartoons to draw, when I get to create an atmosphere/emotion. And I love doing gradients :)