PCO Artist of the month – Dave Gaskill

We hope you will enjoy our third offering of high quality editorial cartoon drawing from the PCO Artist of the month – Dave Gaskill. If you click the term Dave Gaskill under this post you will find some drawings we showcased earlier this month and some details on his career – or, you could click […]

Through the keyhole: a peek into the creative life

People aspiring to work in creative areas, whether it be drawing cartoons, illustration, graphic design or writing novels, are always fascinated with how other people actually go about it. And, indeed, the usual questions – Where do you draw/write? What equipment do you use? etc – are often as fascinating to those already making a […]

Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival: Dave Brown's one-man show

Dave Brown cartoon pastiche of Hell by Hieronymus Bosch as the US Presidential election campaign of 2004. One of the highlights of this year’s Shrewsbury festival is a one-man show of the work of Dave Brown, editorial cartoonist for the Independent newspaper here in the UK. Dave is well known for his weekly Rogues Gallery […]

Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

A sneak preview of submitted work for the “But is it Art?” show at the forthcoming Shrewsbury International cartoon festival. This cartoon is by Andy Davey. Bloghorn says click D for Davey. British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

PCO Artist of the Month – Dave Gaskill

A second offering of cartoon, illustration and caricature from PCO Artist of the Month – Dave Gaskill. Bloghorn says click G for GaskillBritish cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Cartoon exhibition: The Best of Low

Above: Low takes on Hitler and Mussolini An exhibition showcasing the best of Sir David Low is at the Political Cartoon Gallery in London from April 23 until June 7. Low (1891–1963) is considered by many to be the greatest political cartoonist of the 20th Century. This exhibition of his work includes more than 60 […]

Shrewsbury international cartoon festival – and other events

“But is it Art?” by PCOer Nathan Ariss – another contribution to Bloghorn’s sneak preview of a major exhibition which opens in less than a month’s time and is part of this year’s Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival.In other news, PCOer Clive Collins, a previous cartoonist of the month here, alerts us to a one-off event at […]

PCO Artist of the Month – Dave Gaskill

PCO Artist of the Month for March 2008 is Dave Gaskill and this is one of his cartoon caricatures – of the Rolling Stones.Dave survived the perils of an engineering apprenticeship to emerge at a draughtsman’s drawing board. He swapped this for a cartoonist’s pen in South Africa and spent the next 13 years working […]

Cartoon blog from the New Yorker

The New Yorker magazine recently launched a blog called Cartoonist of the Month. As you might expect, each month a different cartoonist takes the reins and talks about cartooning, their influences, how they work, and so on – while providing lots of cartoons and sketches of course. This month’s contributor is Barbara Smaller and if […]