Campaign cartooning: Discussing how the art of satire shapes the political landscape

Kal (Kevin Kallaugher), cartoonist for the Economist for the past 30 years, will be discussing political cartooning with Henry Naylor (former head writer for Spitting Image). The debate will be chaired by Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy and will be followed by Kal conducting a hands-on interactive cartooning demonstration. Campaign cartooning: Discussing how the art of […]

Cartooning on television

PCOer Will “Wilbur” Dawbarn is to appear on football show Off The Bar on Sky Sports 3 tonight, as an on-the-spot cartoonist. Newton’s sportier brother: a Private Eye cartoon by Wilbur Talking about yesterday’s recording of the show, Will told the Bloghorn: “It was a really fun afternoon, I loved it. I got a bit […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work this week… One: Mike Williams in Private Eye on something feline Two: Colin Whittock in the Birmingham Mail: “All the best spots have been nicked by bankers …” Three: Tim Sanders in The Independent: Just say cheese! The PCO: British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Frequently answered questions

“I have a great idea for a cartoon! Want to hear it?”“No.” … US political cartoonist Daryl Cagle takes on the questions that people always ask cartoonists. Some of it is very specific to Cagle’s site, but much of it is universal and very funny. Here’s another favourite: “When are you going to stop bashing […]

The Big Draw 2008

The National Campaign for Drawing‘s annual event, The Big Draw, is upon us again. And PCO members will be working at this weekend’s opening events for the month-long festival. Much of this weekend’s activity will be taking place at University College in central London (UCL). There is an enormous range of activity for the opening […]

Comic Timing at Harrods

Harrods is hosting Comic Timing, an exhibition of original British comic art encompassing a comprehensive slice through the British comic scene, from early Dennis the Menace and Oor Willie through to the likes of Watchmen and Viz. The show features artwork from comics as diverse as Jackie, Commando and 2000AD and by artists including Jamie […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work this week… One: Matt in the Telegraph on trouble at the banks Two: Martin Rowson in the Guardian on challenging Brown And finally, the funny animal one … Three: Robert Thompson in The Spectator: “OK kids, bedtime!” The PCO: British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

An evening with cartoonist Gerald Scarfe

PCOers John Roberts and Steve Bright attended a recent illustrated talk given by the caricaturist at Shrewsbury. John reports for Bloghorn: What struck me almost immediately about him is how charming and mild mannered this notoriously vicious caricaturist is . He admitted during his talk that he uses drawing as a therapy. He says he […]

Cartoon Exhibition: Who's Laughing Now?

Cartoon by Andy “Gilby” Gilbert. Click to enlarge PCOer Andy Gilbert has been invited by Derby Museum and Art Gallery to exhibit his new collection of worked entitled “Who’s Laughing Now?” Andy produces artwork for Rainbow Cards and much of this exhibition will highlight the gentle humour that he produces for their range. The exhibition […]