Terry Anderson at the Beeb

BBC Radio Scotland hosted a talk about the future of cartooning, precipitated by Steve Bell’s appearance at the Edinburgh Book Festival. The programme is here and Terry’s eloquent contribution is at the 01:51:30 mark. Also keep your eyes (and ears) open for further Blog updates on the “Drawn Out” series of podcasts that Terry has […]

Ronald Searle exhibition in his hometown

From the Ronald Searle Blog: Ronald Searle (1920-2011) is among Britain’s most popular and celebrated graphic satirists. Born in Cambridge, Searle is best known as the inventor of the fictional girls’ school St. Trinian’s (1948) and for his collaborations on Geoffrey Willans’ Molesworth series (1953- 58). However, as this exhibition shows, he had a long […]

The Guardian picks up on LA Times’ dismissal of political cartoonist Ted Rall

Award-winning cartoonist and journalist Ted Rall has accused the Los Angeles Times of wrongly casting doubt on his professional integrity, retracting one of his columns and ending his freelance work with the paper in order to curry favor with the Los Angeles police department. The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists has called for an investigation […]

Shooting Cartoonists at the Seaside

We’re grateful to David Cross for sending us this wonderful watercolour of cartoonists in action at the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival. Click the image to enlarge and see how many cartoonists, and other great details, you can spot. David, who curated the Outrage! exhibition at the Seaside Gallery, called the painting Shooting Cartoonists at the […]

Fun in the sunshine at Herne Bay

The sun shone on the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival yet again this year. Here’s a selection of photos of the live-drawing day, 2 August, by Kasia Kowalski and Gerard Wyman.

Herne Bay: the exhibitions

Three exhibitions were held at the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival this year. Private views for two of those took place on 1 August, the day before the festival’s main live-drawing event. Photos by Kasia Kowalska and Gerard Whyman. Lines in the Sand, the main festival exhibition, featured work by more than 50 artists. There were […]