PCO Artists of the month

On this special leap year Friday 29th February, Bloghorn would like to invite you to scroll back through a few month’s worth of PCO talent in our regular Friday feature. The featured cartoonists have been among the finest joke and editorial artists in the UK; they are Martin Honeysett, Pete Dredge, Colin Whittock, Chris Madden, […]

Cartoon documentary: Born Dead, Still Weird

A new documentary entitled Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird, has to be high on the list of must-see films for anyone interested in cartoons. Steven-Charles Jaffe’s portrait of the famed New Yorker and Playboy cartoonist is currently on the festival circuit in the US. It features interviews with fans including Neil Gaiman, Stan Lee, […]

Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

Submitted work for the ‘But is it art?’ exhibition at this year’s Shrewsbury Festival. Caricature of former PM Anthony (Tony) Blair by PCOer Adrian Teal.British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Animated cartoons

Well, it didn’t win the prize for best animated feature at the Oscars, but perhaps it should have. If you haven’t already taken a look at Marjane Satrapi’s film, Persepolis which is about growing up Iran during the 1980s, here is another short chance to explore. It is due to open in some British cinemas […]

Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

PCO cartoonist William Rudling on the joy of painting.This is another sneak preview of submitted work for the Is it Art exhibition from the forthcoming Shrewsbury cartoon festival.British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Artist of the month: Lee Healey

Here is our last offering from PCO Artist of the Month Lee Healey, if you click on the term Lee Healey under this text you will see three other terrific examples of his work, or you can just go here and click H. British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Cartoon exhibition: Dave Follows

The family of the late Dave Follows has organised an exhibition to celebrate the cartoonist’s work and legacy at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, from April 19 – June 29. Dave, who died in 2003, left a significant legacy of artwork that spans three decades. His work appeared in newspapers, comics, and magazines […]

His master’s line – veteran cartoonists hit the road

Cover of His Master’s Line and a self-caricature of PCO contributor John Jensen The wily old dogs of European cartooning, or at least the ones not being chased by would-be-assassins*, are on the move, as PCOer John Jensen reports. Dieter Burkamp, organiser of the annual Zemun International Salon of Caricature, and Branko Najhold, have had […]

How they used to cartoon

Here’s a link to a book on cartoon drawing by B. “Tack” Knight from 1923. It’s a fun read. The complete book has been posted on Flickr by Dave Blog (possibly not his real name) and you can read it as a slideshow here: Tack’s Cartoon Tips. Not for those offended by images from a […]