By Rupert Besley There can’t be many cartoonists whose work can be said to have changed the behaviour of a nation. Nor too many whose work affected the course of fashion. And not too many, either (just two), who went on to edit Punch. The cartoonist in question is Cyril Kenneth Bird, known to most […]
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The Cartoonists’ Club of Great Britain is a club for cartoonists, run by cartoonists. We recognise that being a cartoonist can be a solitary affair, so the club aims to give you an opportunity to get together with like-minded people. We’re currently taking stock to see if the social events the club offers are those you would like to take part in as a member – and […]
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.
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 […]
For many years on the back pages of Cartoonists’ Club magazine ‘The Jester‘ Bob Scrimshaw, Cartoon Guru delivered top tips, sage advice and wise words in all things cartooning to CCGB members. But now any cartoon disciple can reap the benefits as Tim Harries has released a compilation of his teachings in the new book […]