|"The New Mall Santa"|
A belated Merry Christmas to everyone! Mine has been so hectic and busy that it (typically!) took me longer than I wanted to finish up this brand new piece. In the end, I forewent any "background" so that it could only be a couple of days late, but I still like how it turned out.
The concept behind this never-before-seen piece, other than wanting to "do a completely new Christmas artwork", was the idea I had a year or so ago about a "new type of mall santa".
Yes, the old fat guy in the white beard is still there, but this year, there are two 'Santa's Grotto' setups, each with its own line of waiting boys and girls... although it seems that the "new" line has far more boys than girls in it. I wonder why that is?
Let's take a closer look...