dobby and heidi xmas 2020

Christmas Eve 2020

Every year, I vow to draw a Christmas card for family and friends. Sometimes, albeit rarely, I actually follow through with my threat.

2020 was one such year, and as usual I spent several weeks procrastinating and coming up with an overly elaborate concept, only to (digitally) hammer together a hack job at the eleventh hour. Here’s one I made earlier, featuring our rescued mutt babies Dobby and Heidi. No rat cameos this year, I’m afraid.

Dobby and Heidi xmas 2020

For Emily, I visited my favourite local coffee place, Anke’s, for some homemade quince jam and a wonderful Christmas card by the far more talented local illustrator Julia Kay.

Julia Kay Chrsitmas card

Carl Doherty has written about movies, video games, comic books and literature for almost a decade, forging ill-informed critiques for numerous websites, blogs and publications that no one has ever heard of. His debut novel, the epic fantasy comedy Welcome to The Fold, is available now on Kindle here (UK) and here (US).

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