Consistent cartooning requires cartoonists to create new cartoons daily Consistent cartooning can only be best described as drawing each and every day. No matter if you have a deadline to meet, no matter if you have so many single panel gag cartoons to create or how many cartoon sketches you plan to put into your […]

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SYNDICATED CARTOONISTS APPEAR IN NEWSPAPERS – MAGAZINES AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Syndicated cartoonists are distributed to newspapers and media by syndicates Syndicated cartoonists  Mort Walker and Charles Schulz come to mind when you hear about newspaper comic strips and getting syndicated. I am writing this article not long after the recent passing of the legendary Mort Walker who drew Beetle Bailey and he created many other well […]

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CARTOON SYNDICATION INFORMATION ABOUT BIG SYNDICATES AND ONE-MAN SELF SYNDICATION OPERATIONS

Cartoon syndication information about comic strips and cartoons Cartoon syndication information is provided here from the book Comic (and Column) Professional written by Dave Astor which I’ve highlighted in the last few blog posts I’ve made here on the ToonBlog. The syndication business back in the 1980’s was very complicated and competitive as one will […]

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COMIC STRIP SYNDICATION FEATURES CARTOONISTS CARTOON PANELS AND STRIPS IN NEWSPAPERS AROUND THE WORLD

Comic strip syndication in newspapers and electronic media Comic strip syndication is a subject worth writing more about so I am continuing with this article about some of the inner workings that cartoonists can expect. This of course is profiled in the Dave Astor book Comic (and Column) Confessional. If you get a chance, this […]

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Cartoon syndicates market cartoonists comics Cartoon syndicates are better understood in good books that describe the back end operations as seen by those who are or were closely involved with such operations. I’ve mentioned author Dave Astor‘s book here in the ToonBlog in the past and to follow is another excerpt from the book Comic […]

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CUSTOM PROMOTIONAL CARTOONS AND COMIC STRIPS CREATED UNDER YOUR ART INSTRUCTION FOR MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS OR COMPANY

Custom promotional cartoons created for promoting your business or company Custom promotional cartoons for corporation and businesses! Need an image created for your next advertising campaign? Need a two panel comic strip created to represent you, and your company? Thinking of having a clever image created to use in multiple uses? I’ve thought about explaining […]

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP CARTOONS FOR LICENSING AND REPRINT

Donald Trump Cartoons about politics Donald Trump cartoons are probably the most popular types of political cartoons available! Trump was elected president of the United States in one of the most negative presidential races in history. You either love Trump or you don’t. If you’re a cartoonist like me, you love Trump because he is […]

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HOW CARTOONISTS ACQUIRE ASSIGNMENTS IS BASED ON THEIR MARKETING AND SELF PROMOTIONAL TECHNIQUES

Generating cartoon assignments requires aggressive self promotion Generating cartoon assignments is done through various forms of self promotion.  As many freelance cartoonists can attest, it isn’t easy to get a foothold in the business of freelance cartooning. You have to set out on your own, and use various ways in which to reach cartoon editors […]

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SKETCHING CARTOONS HELPS DEVELOP YOUR CARTOONING STYLE

Cartoon sketching in sketch books  maintains your drawing style Cartoon sketching is a great way to keep your illustration and cartooning style “fluid”. Do you find yourself sketching cartoons alot? Do you have a sketchbook handy? Are you looking through old sketches as reference materials to set up a certain kind of cartoon?   I […]

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