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Xmas Magazine 09

By PatrickBrown
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This is actually something I did at work for once haha!
I work at newspaper company as a graphic designer, my editor and crew wanted me to design this years Christmas Magazine Cover.. I really enjoyed doing this one!

You're probably wondering why Santa is at the beach, well here in Aussie we have a Summer Christmas ;) Haha I was really tempted to add some prison tatts on his beefcake arms and a beer instead of a milkshake haha! Somehow I don't think it would get approved for print though ;)

Anyways enjoy!
-Pat

PS In the final version Santa actually has a big beard, but I rather this shorter one for DA, just trying to give Santa a different look to the usual ;)
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OtterAndTerrier's avatar
Hello! Your work has been featured here: [link]
Feliz Navidad!
kalbario's avatar
great job! works for 1 day a year, eats all the cookies he wants, then chills out on a beach sippin milkshakes for the next 364 days,
Lucky dude
TheBigHead's avatar
I imagine a Santa like that in my country (Brazil)...
alpkaraca's avatar
How he celebrate Christmas in Australia when it is high summer? ;)
assporn's avatar
oh lordy. lol
SmoothSqu4d's avatar
good Work :) i like that and i'm sure that its a tracing it's definitely a creativity man !!
FlyMaryFly's avatar
I dont Santa has ever looked cooler (:
Gamitiel's avatar
Wow! It's our Santa! We live in Argentina, and chirstmas are allways so hot. It's summer here. Thank you very much!!!
DracheaRannak's avatar
LOL OMG! I love this! And look! We had the same idea... well kinda XD [link]
PatrickBrown's avatar
HAHAHA AWESOME!!!
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VF2's avatar
I always imagined Santa in that exact outfit ever since I learned that in Australia they celebrate Christmas in the summer. That was like, in 3rd grade though.
fakkii2000's avatar
nice Christmas hehe
7daywalk's avatar
Dude this is awesome! It looks as though Paul Sr. from OCC is actually Santa! Great work!
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PatrickBrown's avatar
Wow thanx mate, I really appreciate that ;)

I'll keep it in mind and get back to you..

Thanx again
-Pat
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WillyKit's avatar
That's how Santa appears in my country...Brazil. Very tropical Santa! Awsome
Meioh-Sama's avatar
yea aussie santa ftw mate
Cecil475's avatar
Hey, It looks good. After a whole night of delivering gifts. it would make sense to head down to a nice hot beach for some R&R.

This pic aside, I could use a trip there myself. :) It can get quite cold here.
thelearningcurv's avatar
i think this is a perfect way to present ole Chris Cringle, the tats would have been too much, I think this is a nice downtime version of the big guy=]
faberj0n's avatar
Your Santa lo0ks like my grand dad. Lol, but yours seem much happier... You make Santa seem so much more believable. Suddenly my childho0d fantasies don't seem so far fetched...
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