Friday, 21 December 2012

Christmas Gifts

This week, the Cartoonists Forum Competition asked for cartoons on the theme of Christmas Gifts.

[Later] This cartoon won joint First Place in the Competition!

Monday, 17 December 2012

Harry, potter

The Cartoonists' Forum this week called for a cartoon on the theme of Pottery. This contribution of mine is a bit of whimsy, using my Forum avatar.

Sunday, 9 December 2012

I asked for an elbow

This week's Cartoonists' Forum Competition set the caption "You idiot! I asked for a [blank]"the [blank] to be a word of my own choosing. 

[Later] Awarded Third Place in the Competition.

Tuesday, 4 December 2012


He called himself Woody and hoped I'd be interested in die-back insurance.

Saturday, 1 December 2012


You may have seen this before, but it seemed appropriate to get it down from the shelf and use it for this week's Illustration Friday topic - Stretch.

Sunday, 25 November 2012

I'm sorry but ....

My entry for this week's Cartoonists' Forum Competition, with the new style set caption - "I'm sorry but this is not my [blank]", the [blank] to be a word of my own choosing. Pushed for time, I've reworked an older cartoon.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012


So much to do, so little time. I've posted the original of this elsewhere on this blog, but today's coloured version is for Illustration Friday's challenge - Zoom.

Monday, 19 November 2012

Till the Cows Come Home

Another fanzine cover (with the same name), given a colour treatment.

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Thinking of you

My entry for this week's Cartoonists' Forum Competition, with the set caption - "Hey, I was just thinking about you."

Monday, 12 November 2012


Tree at Grasmere (Marker in sketchbook)

Not a cartoon, of course, but this blog also carries illustrations and this week's Illustration Friday brief is - Tree.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Saturday, 13 October 2012

...And you're certain this is safe?!

This week's Cartoonists Forum Competition uses a set caption - ...And you're certain this is safe?!

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Saturday, 25 August 2012


(Marker, digital colour)

Another idle moment, another old cartoon given some colour.

Friday, 24 August 2012


(Marker, digital colour)

No reason for posting this really. I just felt like taking an old cartoon and adding colour.

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Prehistoric Times

"Prehistoric Times" is the set theme for this week's Cartoonists Forum Competition.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Just get on with it

The caption set for the most recent Cartoonists Forum Competition was "Just get on with it" but I didn't have time to get an entry done. Had I found the time, this is what I would have drawn but as I didn't, I won't.

Saturday, 23 June 2012

Run away

(Mixed media)

This week's challenge from the Cartoonists' Forum was to use the caption "Oooooooooooh....Run away!"
I'm pleased to say it won Third Place.

Sunday, 10 June 2012

The Bible

After an absence of some weeks, I've returned to the Cartoonists' Forum with this offering following the set theme: The Bible.

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Telephone Call

George's call was interrupted by a more important one.

Something I found in my files.

Monday, 16 April 2012

Sunday, 8 April 2012

Not in the Brochure

This week's Cartoonists' Forum Competition entry using the fixed caption, "I don't remember seeing that in the brochure..." achieved Second Place in the Competition.

Wednesday, 4 April 2012


The cover of a fanzine I did for Eve Harvey a long time ago. Now coloured digitally.

Thursday, 29 March 2012


An old fanzine cover given the digital colour treatment. Don't blame me for the pun - that was Sam Long.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Take Me Home

(Marker, coloured pencils in Japanese fanfold Moleskine)

My last addition to the Clare's Moly, part of the International Moleskine Exchange, moly_x_25.

Monday, 20 February 2012


I won second place with this cartoon in the Cartoonists' Forum Competition this week. The challenge was to produce a wordless cartoon on the theme of Hope.

Monday, 13 February 2012

Your Place or Mine?

(Black marker, digital colour)

This week's Cartoonists' Forum Competition entry using the fixed caption, Your place or mine?

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Close enough

(Black marker, digital colour)

This week's Cartoonists' Forum Competition entry using the fixed caption, What the Hell! It's close enough.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012


(Mixed media)

Into the Valley of Death rode the Six Hundred Pounder.

My contribution to this week's Illustration Friday challenge - Forward.

Saturday, 28 January 2012


This week's Cartoonists' Forum Competition entry using the fixed caption, God, this is going to be embarrassing! , which earned me second place.

Sunday, 15 January 2012