PCO Procartoonists – on photomontage

There’s a thoughtful piece on the art of photoshop and photomontage here. It’s written by Morten Morland who draws for the Times, and it’s worth a read. Speaking about photomontage, or photoshop, artists, Morland says; Traditional cartoonists look at their work with a mix of fascination, trepidation and bewilderment. What many don’t know, however, is […]

PCO Procartoonists – October 2007

October was a mixed month for the PCO, we received an official vote of thanks for our work at The Big Draw which we attended during October – and also some anonymous comment. The official feedback ran something like this; “We’ve received nothing but praise from our partners, sponsors and the public. Our hosts reported […]

Artist of the Month: Colin Whittock

Here is our last episode from our artist of the month for October, Colin Whittock. If you’d like to click through the other three examples of Colin’s work we have showcased on Bloghorn this month, just click the underlined term – PCO Artist of the Month – which you’ll find underneath this text, or in […]

PCO Procartoonists – The Cartoon Century

Bloghorn asked author, Tim Benson, owner of London’s Political Cartoon Gallery, all about his new book, The Cartoon Century. How long has it taken to write and collate the Cartoon Century? I asked the publishers for three years, but I was given just over a year. It’s amazing what you can do when push comes […]

PCO Procartoonists – Graphic Novels

The resuts of The Observer’s graphic novel competition are out – and you can download the winning pdfs from this link.UPDATE:24th October 2007The Guardian Media Group generally, appear to be getting interested in drawn narrative…British cartoon talent23rd October 2007 From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Alan Coren is dead: 19 October 2007

All hands in PCO were stunned to learn of Alan Coren’s passing. We’ve looked in our cliche box, found lots he would have taken the proverbial out of, but absolutely nothing which comes close to marking our regard for him. The understatement department has been ransacked, too, unsuccessfully, save one. There won’t be another big […]

Graham Fowell book launch

PCO member Graham Fowell writes with news of a book launch; Vince Eager, the 1950’s Rock and Roller, launched ‘The Rock ‘n Roll Files’ on October 12th. Graham made the cartoons and caricatures for the book and accompanied Vince at a signing at ‘Buy The Book’ in Nottingham, this, in between caricaturing every buyer, on […]