It’s time for another cartooning news Round-up and we kick off again with a few busy Procartoonists.org members … Rob Murray has illustrated a new book called The Good Psychopath’s Guide to Success by Andy McNab and Professor Kevin Dutton (above, left to right). “Part of the idea,” Rob tells us, “is to get across […]
Andrew Marr, a prominent advocate of drawing and patron of the PCO, which runs this site, features in a new video called Why is Drawing Important? It was put together by The Campaign for Drawing, the people who run The Big Draw.
Kasia Kowalska reports from Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK “Have we blown your mind?” asked Paul Gravett, the UK’s leading comics expert, at the launch of Comics Unmasked. Together with Adrian Edwards of the British Library and the comics writer John Harris Dunning, he has curated the biggest exhibition of comics in the […]
We’re blowing our own trumpet this week with a Round-up focusing on members of Procartoonists.org — the Professional Cartoonists Organisation — as they seem to be a busy lot at the moment. First up is Kate Charlesworth, whose book Sally Heathcote: Suffragette, above, is out now. You can read a “behind the scenes” piece at […]
Roger Penwill reflects on more than a decade as chairman of the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival as he hands over the reins: I first approached the town of Shrewsbury with the idea of staging an annual cartoon festival in 2002. Back then very few people knew what a cartoon festival was, including the local council. The […]