Alternative cartoon sales to buyers of cartoons Alternative cartoon sales are still possible for anyone considering a profession in the cartooning business. With the decline in the print market for gag cartoons such as newsletter publishing and newspaper publishing, it has become more apparent than ever for cartoonists to aggressively pursue other potential clients and […]

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CARTOONIST DRAWING STYLES AND CARTOONING TECHNIQUES

Cartoon illustration styles and drawing techniques Cartooning techniques vary. This is what makes the art form so interesting. At least to me. From my perspective, cartooning techniques make up the genre as a whole. I feel these techniques are what define the art itself and those cartoonists who have developed their own drawing style make […]

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ASSIGNMENT FOR CARTOONISTS COME FROM STEADY SELF PROMOTIONAL TECHNIQUES

Cartooning assignments can be generated through email promotions Cartooning assignments recently dawned on me as I was using some heavy-duty self promotional cartooning techniques. I acquired a database access to millions of various businesses which allows me to narrow down my searches using what are called standard industrial classification codes. Now that so many markets […]

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CARTOONS USED ON SOCIAL MEDIA ATTRACT ATTENTION

Social media cartoons make a statement about your business or service Social media cartoons will keep your visitors and followers entertained. More importantly, social media cartoons if used properly, will make a statement! Social media is the internet platform where all businesses want to show their services and products. Enhancing that content with cartoons is […]

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GAG CARTOONISTS AND COMIC STRIP ARTISTS ENGAGING IN FULL TIME CARTOONING

Fulltime cartoonists are comic strip creators and gag cartoonists I am amazed at the number of fulltime cartoonists who worked in the business when technology was in it’s infancy. I’m reminded of this as I read through old copies of Syndicates / New Services I kept for inspiration. I wanted to share this particular sample […]

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NEW YEAR CARTOONS ABOUT THE NEW YEAR AND NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION COMICS

New year cartoons featuring cartoon humor about celebrating new year’s eve New Year cartoons are popular right about now and with good reason….it’s a new year! I really like celebrating the new and ringing in the new year and what better way to do so, then with sharing a few of my favorite new year […]

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CARTOONS PUBLISHED WITHOUT PERMISSION OF COPYRIGHT OWNER

Cartoon copyright theft online Cartoon copyright violations are rampant on the internet. Stealing cartoons seems to be the norm, throughout the blogosphere. I’ve emphasized many times over how stealing cartoons and using them without permission is one of the cartoon copyright violations where you eventually are discovered. While bloggers launch new sites every day around […]

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CARTOON CHARACTERS THAT LOOK GOOFY

Goofy cartoons depicting cartoon characters that look goofy Goofy cartoons are a type of cartoon I’ve got a proclivity for drawing. I need to sometimes try and avoid this tendency as those kinds of characters don’t lend themselves to the “mainstream look”. By using the term goofy cartoons I’m referring to the actual look or […]

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GENERATING PUBLICITY FOR CARTOONS AND CARTOONING SERVICES

Publicity about your cartooning and cartoons Cartoonist publicity is yet another topic that self employed freelance cartoonists need to consider. For the most part, cartooning in itself, can be an autonomous profession requiring diligent self promotion. A lot of cartoonists have the security of a syndication contract or are employed by publishing companies who continually […]

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