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chalkboard photo post #20

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , , on February 6, 2011 by Christopher Pearce

I decided to do a week of my favorite newspaper comic strip characters. I was curious to see if students would know who the characters were, since newspapers are relics to them now. Seriously, I hate to be a doomsayer but… there’s nothing to say. Newspapers are over for this generation.

And with that bit of sadness out of the way…

Usually I draw these from memory, but Gary Larson’s pretty hard to emulate. I had to look up a bunch of old Far Side comic strips for reference. For those super-fans playing at home, the cow is CLEARLY a rip-off from Larson’s infamous “Cow Tools” strip. Look it up if you don’t know what I’m talking about.

VERDICT: The kids had no idea what this was.

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