Fishing for Buoys, an exhibition by the Procartoonists.org member Cathy Simpson opens in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, on 5 August. The exhibition is at the Gill gallery, 55 King’s Road, until 24 August. The gallery is open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, except Wednesday 10am-1pm. A “meet the artist” private view will be held on Saturday 10 August, 10am-1pm.
Kipper Williams – pocket cartoonist for The Guardian, member of Procartoonists.org, and the man behind the excellent cartoon above – has provided the illustrations for a new book of anecdotes from record shops. Read more here. Ian Hislop and Richard Ingrams – editors of Private Eye and The Oldie respectively – will be joined by […]
It is barely two weeks before we take a charabanc ride to the coast for the first Duchamp in Herne Bay. Catch a glimpse of the exhibiting and attending cartoonists here – they include Ralph Steadman whose retrospective show can be seen at the Cartoon Museum (@cartoonmuseumuk) during the summer and whose self-portrait features above. […]
Chris Burke, the widely published caricaturist and illustrator – and Procartoonists.org member – gives a local blog a tour of his home and studio in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Read the resulting feature interview, and see plenty of examples of Chris’ work, here. The Guardian has an interview with David Fickling and family – the tribe behind weekly […]
Above: Cartoon editor Bob Mankoff on the anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon. Over at New Yorker HQ, Mankoff’s blog features a guest column about using cartoon captions in the classroom. Several months after taking The Dandy purely digital, DC Thomson has suspended its existing app, saying that “the technology and format have let us […]
We are pleased to be able to share more details of the Duchampions cartoon event with the help of the fantastic event poster made by Hunt Emerson. It gives a great idea of some of the events we have highlighted that will be taking place in Herne Bay, Kent, on Saturday 3 August Cartoonists […]
Pete Dredge offers a British perspective in reaction to an American cartoonist’s views on the cartooning game “Single-panel” or “gag” cartoonist? The former is the default description from over the pond and is infinitely preferable to the UK’s more downmarket “gag” label for those of us who create the stand-alone joke. Apart from that, there […]