Our man Bill Stott reports: Well, I tried. Caved in to peer pressure and signed up to Twitter. Did the same with Facebook years ago. Finally managed to un-Facebook myself a while back. At least, I think I did. You can never tell with these things. Joining’s easy. Leaving’s a lot more complicated. A bit […]
Regular readers will know we have a longtime relationship with the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival, the UK’s sole event devoted to the arts of the cartoonist, so we were pleased to see the show going on the road as a part of this year’s Diamond Jubilee. A team of Noel Ford, Roger Penwill, Steve Bright, John Roberts […]
We bring news of an exhibition of work by the Procartoonists.org member Cathy Simpson who helpfully writes about Twitterings and Catcreeps here. Another member, Wilbur Dawbarn, talks about his latest cartoon for Private Eye, which may well be the first in a series. Christian Adams, The Telegraph’s editorial news cartoonist, writes about the need to plan ahead to be able […]
If a cartoon is visual communication, legibility is key to every image that needs to use words. But technology can be disruptive, of course. And so, to The Guardian website for some proof: Reader reaction: I need a bigger cartoon for legibility In a similar vein: What’s the point in employing a great cartoonist … […]
Our anthropomorphic Foghorn takes a look at cartoons and “art”.
This blog, we hope you know by now, is run by Procartoonists.org, which is home to the UK’s finest professional cartoonists. We’re happy to announce that several leading names in the cartooning business have decided to join Procartoonists.org recently, including the Private Eye regular RGJ, aka Richard Jolley. He has uploaded a biography and some images […]
Following a successful run at the Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden, an exhibition inspired by the work of poet and illustrator Edward Lear is now being shown elsewhere. Happy Birthday Edward Lear features work by 25 cartoonists and illustrators, among them the Procartoonists.org member Chichi Parish, above. It can be seen at Penny Fielding Gallery & Interiors […]
Following our post on Monday about Bob Diamond of Barclays bank, here is how some of the UK’s cartoonists have responded to his resignation and appearance at the Treasury Select Committee at Westminster. If you have seen any more we should feature please let us know in the comments. Our membership portfolios are also full of work like […]