By The Etherington Brothers Publisher: The DFC Library ISBN: 9780385618571 Review by Simon Chadwick This review appeared in Issue 532 of the Jester Magazine, July 2019 The Etherington Brothers were born two decades too late. Although benefiting from the inspirational material they grew up on, the market they so completely excel in is but a […]
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By Rich Skipworth This article appeared in Issue 533 of The Jester magazine, August 2019 ** Click on any image to enlarge *** I’ve been tinkering with some of the default pens in Clip Studio, and one I found a joy to use is the Mapping Pen. It’s incredibly responsive. Clip Studio seems to take […]
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 […]
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.