About this blog: Clay Jones' Toon Talk blog. Cartoons, roughs, ideas, politics, music, rants and readers get to leave comments questioning Clay's intelligence. About Clay Jones: Clay Jones draws editorial cartoons and creates caption contests for fredericksburg.com. In his spare time, he plays in the local rock band Corporate T-Shirt. Follow Clay on Twitter at twitter.com/claytoonz and on Facebook at facebook.com/clayjones
church and stuff
Man, I just got hit with a huge car repair bill. I told them to do just what’s needed to drive the car for now and I’ll take it back in a couple of weeks to get the rest of the repair work done. Basically, it’s brakes and brakes and rotors and pads and buying the mechanic a yacht. The toughest thing is, I don’t have a car until Monday and I have things to do. I’m still trying to figure out the car situation until Monday. I also had to hurry and register for the upcoming convention and stuff so I had to put the car headache aside for a while so I could focus on the math and junk for the convention. I hate paperwork and I procrastinate, which someday, I’ll stop doing.
Argh. On to the toons.
I like this one because I got to use a lot of black. The reverse lettering (that’s where it’s white letters in a field of black) is always a pain but it always looks cool. Sometimes you don’t do it just because of the work involved. I try to shade around each letter as I spell the sentence, and sometimes that will make you miss a word which is an even larger pain to repair. Thankfully, I didn’t mess it up.
And I’m gonna be honest here, I like drawing cartoons about Catholics. Not because I dislike Catholics and have a huge bias against them, but because there’s always a few Catholics out there who will comment or respond. I find that most Catholics have a huge sense of humor about their religion and customs and most can take a good shot, and give it back. Another reason I like cartooning on Catholics is because I was raised as one and it’s an area I’m kinda familiar with, along with Southern Baptists.
Here’s the rough