To many people, one drawing can look much like another, but to a professional practitioner of the art, little could be further from the truth.
The simple dictionary definition of drawing* is the art of representing by line, but behind this statement the variety can seem infinite.
Expression and communication in drawn line and the way it is used to make a joke or a point is the unique thing in developing an original, visual sense of humour. And that goes towards making the cartoonist.
The picture here shows a small variety of the lines which are used to make jokes. You can find all of them – and their creators – in our PCO cartoon portfolios.
* Concise Oxford Dictionary.
British cartoon talent