Rupert Besley delivers part two of his article on the humble cartoon postcard. You can read part one here Postcards and cartoons are the perfect marriage, the dream team, two forms of relative ephemera, each made for the other. Both are finding life tough at present, as old-style print gets edged out by new electronic media, and […]
Procartoonists member Rupert Besley takes a look at a much-loved old form for cartooning: the postcard In 1899 a Norwegian cruise ship doing the coastline despatched 20,000 postcards in the course of one trip*. The unfortunate crewman charged with postmarking each stamp suffered blisters to the hand. In 1903 the British alone sent 600 million postcards […]
The snow may have been melting in some places but with some more forecast at the time of posting, we offer a selection of wintery cartoons from Procartoonists.org members. See if you can spot the Snowman riff. So much for a trip out to an art show. Another hardy annual is the theme about transport. […]
Our colleagues at the British Cartoonists’ Association have launched their annual Young Cartoonists of the Year competition. Details as below and applications to the UK’s Cartoon Museum by 7 November. Hop to it! And have a look back at one of last year’s winners.
Regular readers might recall our previous life as the Bloghorn, the digital relative of the old-time printed magazine Foghorn. This legendary creature is a sage about the cartoon artform that our members exhibit, so we are pleased to welcome his weekly strip to the Procartoonists.org blog.
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While parts of the country are reeling under the weight of Royal Wedding merchandise (see here) the UK is also having its traditional May elections. Cartoonist and new Bloghorn contributor Rob Murray, writes: Candidate Dafydd Trystan Davies is campaigning with something a bit different from the traditional manifesto, instead commissioning a cartoon strip that outlines his […]