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Video: Cartoonists in Herne Bay

September 23, 2014 in Events, General, News

This short video covering the exhibition and live cartooning in Herne Bay last month has been posted online by David Good Videos. Former PCO chairman Nathan Ariss is our host, taking us through the background to the event and the live drawing that took place. Sue Austen of Beach Creative in Herne Bay and cartoonist…

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The Round-up

September 10, 2014 in Events, General, Links, News

An exhibition of original art by Procartoonists.org member David Ziggy Greene, drawn for the reportage strip Scene & Heard, which has appeared in Private Eye since 2011, is at the Orbital Comics Gallery, 8 Great Newport Street, London, from 12 September until 10 October. Entitled Scene & Hung, the exhibition ties in with the release of a book…

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Thinking big at mini cartoon festival

September 2, 2014 in Events, General, News

Paul Hardman reports on the first Southport Mini Cartoon Festival, which took place on the August bank holiday weekend and was arranged at the very last moment, with little or no budget or publicity I have for many years thought that my now-hometown of Southport in the North West of England would be an ideal…

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Double up at The Auld Acquaintance

September 1, 2014 in Events, General, News

Terry Anderson tells us about two chances to see a cartoon exhibition about the Scottish referendum: The Auld Acquaintance exhibition is now fully under way in its two UK venues: Leiper Fine Art on West George Street, Glasgow and the News & Media Gallery at The Guardian & Observer newspapers, part of the Kings Place arts venue in…

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The Round-up

August 12, 2014 in Events, General, Links, News

It’s the summer lull. So we offer you a short round-up of cartooning news before we hit the beach with a very large book that will never be finished. Normal service will be resumed in September. The Edinburgh International Book Festival has a series of events called Stripped 2014, celebrating comics and graphic novels and…

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A surreally great weekend

August 5, 2014 in Events, General, News

Cartoonists Beside the Surrealside in Herne Bay at the weekend was a scorching success. Here’s co-organiser Nathan Ariss with his post-event analysis: I have only just recently discovered the true meaning of some of those well-worn platitudes, such as “Build it and they will come” and “We really couldn’t have done it without you” etc.…

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