This editorial illustration is based on an image by George Melies from his movie a Trip to the Moon. BTW the movie “Hugo” is excellent. It is about Melies’ life and directed by Martin Scorcese.
Bacon dancing and schmoozing the ladies at the club. He likes to dance to 80s new wave because he is fashionably out of style.
A tinfoil hat is a person who believes the CIA is beaming microwaves at their head to control their thoughts. They think tinfoil will protect their brain from being hacked. They are absolutely crazy and it amuses me to no end. I love to watch people on youtube rant about being targeted and the extent they go to silence the voices in their head.
It is depressing how quickly expensive computer hardware gets antiquated. I love beige box macs. The are the computer that introduced me to digital art. They were so polished and refined and sturdy though they are totally useless today. This is an old mac on his last legs. He had a good life but he knows his days are numbered.
This is an illustration of Santa Claus. He is jolly to an extent that approaches being manic. He spends his life making toys for little kids. He eats too many cookies and his waistline shows it.