Friday, July 15, 2011

Celebrities cartoon: Red turns up the Heat

"Ohmigod, what big ears she has! Ohmigod, what a big nose she has! ..."

Here's a cartoon from the current Private Eye. This was on a page that was dedicated entirely to gag cartoons, which was good to see.

This is another where I've combined a contemporary issue with a fairy tale. In this case the story came first. I was thinking about those famous lines when it occurred to me that Red Riding Hood has a quite superficial obsession with personal appearance ...

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5 comments:

  1. top work, squire.
    and yes, good to see the Eye publishing plenty of cartoons.

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  2. Yes, good gag! Another of your 'spot colour' gags too. The red really made it stand out on the full page.

    I've done a few cartoons lately with similar spot colour and always think 'hmm, definite Royston influence here..." Where shall I send the royalty cheque? :)

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  3. Cheers, chaps. Tim, send the cheque to Ed McLachlan. In fairness, I think he got there first!

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  4. Meh! Lazy.
    colour it all in

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  5. Heh, you're just jealous, Len, because the spot red draws the reader's eye away from your cartoon ...

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