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THE IMPORTANCE OF EDITORIAL FEEDBACK – Murray Ball, the cartoonist who delighted and offended his readers

Feilding, Manawatu Times and the desire to become a cartoonist Wallace Cadwallader Footrot and his dog, two independent rebels who did not understand authority, were the protagonists of his cartoon Footrot Flats. In 2002, Murray Ball https://www.footrotflats.com/the-cartoonist was award the New Zealand Order of Merit. Born in 1937 in Fielding (Manawatu, New Zealand), he spent his childhood between Australia and …

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FROM CARTOONIST TO MASTER OF FIGURATIVE ARTS – Carlos Orozco Romero, from Centro Bohemio in Guadalajara to international art exhibitions

Not only cartoonist, but also muralist, portraitist and landscape painter He began his artistic career by creating cartoons for publications for newspapers in Guadalajara and Mexico City, where his cartoons were also publish in La Sátira, Excélsior and El Universal. His first teacher influenced him in the creation of satirical cartoons, nudes and portraits. He is part of a generation …

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YOKEL AND HOKUM: WINNING COMBINATION YOKUM – Al Capp and the way the world viewed the American South

A winning cartoonist, between Li’l Abner Yokum and Pappy Yokum Created by artist Jon P. Mooers in 2010, a life-size mural commemorates the centenary of Al Capp‘s birthhttps://www.imdb.com/name/nm0135439/. Nevertheless, that is not all. Since his death in 1979, his work has been the subject of over 40 books. In early 1932, he produced advertising strips, living in Greenwich Village, and …

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THE CARTOONIST WHO SPOKE LITTLE AND WRITE A LOT – Rand Holmes and the island of Lasqueti, between comics and oil painting

The Canadian illustrator known for his underground comics Artistically speaking, his story as a cartoonist began on Edmonton’s windy plateau, flourished between Vancouver and San Francisco, and ended in a backwater in the Strait of Georgia on Lasqueti Island. In his later years, on Lasqueti Island, Rand Holmes https://www.fantagraphics.com/products/the-artist-himself focused on surrealist oil painting, with a specific predilection for Magritte, …

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WHEN COMICS BECOME SOCIOLOGY – Claire Bretécher, a cartoonist on TV, at the dawn of the millennium

Satirical strips describing the eccentricities of French society Her Agrippina, a grumpy teenager with boots on and short hair, was born in the late 1980s. As a comic book author, behind that character she covered gender and sexuality with a biting humor. For her stories, it is not by chance that Claire Bretécher has become a point of reference of …

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DARK TALES AND WATERCOLOR DRAWINGS – René Hausman, the Bard of the Ardennes

The artist skilled in creating atmospheres with surprising colors He influenced many Franco-Belgian cartoonists and was honorary citizen of the city of Durbuy. René Hausman https://www.2dgalleries.com/artist/rene-hausman-4638?timespan=4&order=1&catid=15&lang=en has lived all his life in the countryside enjoying himself sculpting and playing the bagpipes, yet, he gained notoriety in Belgium for his use of colors and the ability to introduce prodigious scenarios into …

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CARTOON ‘S FILIPINO WAVE – Fred Carrillo, among pioneers of Philippine Komiks illustration

Drawing pencils and inks, image size 10″ x 15″ During World War II, he began by designing propaganda material for a guerrilla movement. Born in Kalibo (Aklan, Philippines) in 1926, Fred Carrillo http://fredcarrillo.weebly.com/ studied fine arts and architecture at the University of Santo Tomas. After the war, he began his career as an artist working for DC Comics. With his …

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WHY CARTOONING IS HAPPENING ONLINE – Aaron Krolikowski, the fastest pen on the American East Coast

Put out great cartoons, on a weekly or daily basis A touch of humanity is need in a digital world, which is why he strives for it. He considers his type of work fast and exciting. Such a cartoonist, he being publish (and paid), by online following. https://thesketchbookreporter.com/. So, if you will be cartoonist, to have to build your own …

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BECOME A POPULAR SPANISH ILLUSTRATOR – The creative verve of Raul Arias, between Reader’s Digest and Jack London

An image worker rather than an artist By condensing them in his mind, he translates concepts and is able to synthesize them. He likes to draw achievable things, even do murals with street artists. At his creative debut, Raul Arias http://www.raularias.com/ was not only an audiovisual animator, but he also collaborated with publishers and advertising agencies. After these experiences, he …

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A PERSONAL STYLE, ELEGANT AND SOPHISTICATED IN THE DESIGN – Guido Crepax and the archetype of a subversive femininity

Women of neoliberty in comics, in the name of eroticism Some of his characters were the fruit of his imagination, others instead, from literary works. His wife, with whom he had three children, was the inspiration of his famous character, Valentina, who left an indelible mark on the world of twentieth-century erotic comics. Sick for years of a serious form …

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