RICH SKIPWORTH’S TIPS, TRICKS, AND NERDY TECHNO-BABBLE One thing that was very popular at the recent Malta Minicon was the “Cartoon Mentoring” session. Some of the lesser experienced cartoonists teamed up with the hard bitten long-in-the tooth professionals for some one-to-one advice on cartooning technique. I paired up with Mitch Mitchell, who was very interested to learn about […]
Each month in the pages of The Jester Cartoonists’ Club members are honoured to receive teachings and wisdom from miserable French cartoon genius Zut. Zut appears with the assistance of Alex Matthews.
This article first appeared in The Jester issue 487. In previous years of the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival I have been at various times a curious bystander, wandering around wondering who all these artists were; an Instant Exhibition cartoonist doing quick gag cartoons for the general public; and a “Big Boarder”, labouring for a day or […]
RICH SKIPWORTH’S TIPS, TRICKS, AND NERDY TECHNO-BABBLE This article first appeared in The Jester issue 472. This issue, I’m going to attempt to show the essential steps I went through to complete a cover illustration for The Chistmas Jester in 2013. The theme was “Saints and Sinners” and Ian had asked that I do a […]
RICH SKIPWORTH’S TIPS, TRICKS, AND NERDY TECHNO-BABBLE This article first appeared in The Jester issue 466. I am a Cartoonist these days. But before I was a cartoonist I was a Graphic Designer, and before that I was a Frozen Mackerel Packer. I am often called upon to combine the first and second of these […]
How fellow club members got started in the wonderful world of Cartooning! This article first appeared in The Jester issue 460. My training ground in cartooning was the back of the family car. My father used to take us on driving holidays across Europe every year and to occupy my brother Austin and I, my […]