Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival exhibition comes to the High Street
Poster illustration by © Jonathan Cusick Festival Organising team member Sarah Knapp writes: Delayed by lockdowns, and consequently without it’s usual live events, Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival exhibition is going ahead this year represented by two exhibitions at the Bear Steps Gallery, Shrewsbury from 6th to 18th September. The show goes up. Our theme is ‘The High […]
Oh We Did Like To Be Beside The Seaside!
In the ‘old normal’ this weekend would have seen cartoonists flocking like seagulls to the wonderful Herne Bay Cartoon Festival. With this year’s event c19ncelled here’s a trip down memory lane with the fabulous posters from previous years and links to the festival holiday snaps. 2013 Poster by © Hunt Emerson The Herne Bay event started […]
Not the 2020 Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival
Cancelled poster by © Roger Penwill Glenn Marshall writes: This weekend would have seen the main events of the Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival but sadly, like so much else, it has had to be cancelled. One of the organisers, Roger Penwill, commented a few weeks ago when the postponement was announced “We felt that we had no […]
Seaside calls again for cartoonists
After last year’s cartooning fun in Herne Bay, Kent, we can announce that a whole bunch of cartoonists are on standby to do it all again next month. We’ll have more on this in due course, but in the meantime put 3 August in your diaries and check out the ace poster by PCO member […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=542Y-0kJHjo Above: an animation by Procartoonists.org member Paul Baker, commissioned for (and projected at) the launch of the new InterContinental London Westminster hotel. Inspired by its location, the hotel is politically themed and features a gallery of cartoons by Gerald Scarfe alongside other political caricatures. Fellow PCO member Ian Baker is one of a number […]
Isn’t it funny what’s not funny?
Here’s a very funny cartoon. But why is it funny? Well, E.B. White famously said that “analysing comedy is like dissecting a frog; no one laughs and the frog dies”. So let’s not go there. Instead, our eye was drawn to a blog post by the cartoonist Christian Adams, in which he simply provides a […]
The writer and broadcaster Brian Sibley reviews the latest Cartoon Museum exhibition, Animal Crackers, and highlights cartoons by Procartoonists.org members Ian Baker, above, Royston Robertson and Ralph Steadman as being among the best exhibits. Read Brian’s write-up here. The exhibition runs until October 21. Sticking with animals, the Chris Beetles Gallery in London is running an exhibition devoted […]
Personal Bests: All together now
The activities of the bodies beautiful at the London Olympics get ever more extreme as the Games approach their climax. Enjoy other artistic activity with a look back through Personal Bests.