Tony Husband, cartoonist for Private Eye, The Spectator and many others – and a member of Procartoonists.org – has produced two new book collections. I Nearly Died Laughing was released last month and showcases some of Tony’s darker cartoons, while It’s Only A Game features a selection of sporting gags and will be released on […]
Here’s the full list of cartoonist combatants in the Battle of the Cartoonists at this weekend’s Big Draw, Big Make launch event. Compere Libby Purves of the oh-so-neutral Times newspaper will be keeping order. In a brief spot of self-congratulatory parping from our resident Foghorn, Procartoonists.org has members in all seven of the teams. Big Girls Drawers Chichi Parish […]
Cartoon workshops will be held throughout the Big Draw, Big Make event this Sunday (September 30) at the V&A in London. They will take place in the Raphael Room, the same venue as the Battle of the Cartoonists, and are being run by Procartoonists.org members. Running times are: 11am-12.30pm Robert Duncan; 12.30pm-2pm Tim Harries; 2pm-3.30pm Wilbur […]
Can London take any more excitement? First the Olympics, then the Paralympics, now the Pen-and-ink-ics! Andrew Birch, Private Eye cartoonist and Procartoonists.org member, writes: This Sunday (September 30) at 2pm, seven teams of Britain’s best cartoonists will gather in The Raphael Room at the Victoria and Albert Museum in The Battle of The Cartoonists. Half an […]
While the latest Charlie Hebdo controversy continues, editorial cartoonists Patrick Chappatte (above) and Kevin Kallaugher comment on the responsibility that comes with cartoonists’ freedom to insult. Mike Peyton, who has carved out a long and specialist career as a ‘nautical cartoonist’, tells CNN about his work and how he started cartooning in a German POW […]
Our anthropomorphic Foghorn tackles the big question…
Cartoonist and Procartoonists.org member Bill Stott talks creativity while trying to avoid the usual pitfalls “Creativity is bunk” – I can’t remember where I read that, but it sort of lodged, because its bizarre. Not unlike Big Brother being classed as entertainment. Maybe its one of the utterings of the great, good, and often dead. […]
Those nice folk at The Big Draw have sent us this reminder … This is the event that includes the Battle of the Cartoonists, which features a Procartoonists.org team. Read our preview of that here. And read more on Big Draw, Big Make and download the programme here.