From Gin Lane to the Information Superhighway…

Cartooning and copyright have a long history together. The very first visual copyright law – The Engravers’ Copyright Act of 1734 – was prompted by artist and engraver William Hogarth and his battles with unscrupulous printmakers who made unlicensed copies of his work. Of course, the surplus of supply made his originals, or any licensed prints of them less […]

Does my cartoon look big in this?

If a cartoon is visual communication, legibility is key to every image that needs to use words. But technology can be disruptive, of course. And so, to The Guardian website for some proof: Reader reaction: I need a bigger cartoon for legibility In a similar vein: What’s the point in employing a great cartoonist … […]