#fizzers10 – the last lap

#fizzers10 – the last lap

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

The weeks seem to have flown by and we find ourselves entering the final month of Fizzers®: 10 Years of Caricature, our retrospective exhibition at the People’s Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow. Over 120 caricatures taken from our collection of famous faces have been on display since May last year. To see the show out in […]

Family fun at #fizzers10

Family fun at #fizzers10

Posted on Jan 5, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Weekend family activities at the People’s Palace & Winter Gardens continue as #fizzers10 enters its final months on show… • Sat 7th & Sun 8th Jan: Caricature Calendars • Sat 14th & Sun 15th Jan: Snappy Faces • Sat 21st & Sun 22nd Jan: Flip-a-Faces • Sat 28th & Sun 29th Jan: Chinese New Year • […]

Merry Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas 2016

Posted on Dec 19, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

  As ever we wish to thank all the customers who’ve supported us in the past year and provided such wonderful feedback: On gift caricatures for special occasions: “Thank you very much for the fantastic caricature! It went down a storm and everyone loved it.” – A.MacLeod, Weir Group “Excellent! I love it. Thank you […]

Fizzers Christmas Events

Fizzers Christmas Events

Posted on Dec 1, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Glasgow Museums have a lot planned for the Christmas season including the following #fizzers10 events… Sunday 4th Dec, 13.30-16.00 “Folding Faces” family craft session, People’s Palace & Winter Gardens Saturday 10th Dec, 10.00-17.00 caricature stall at Christmas Art & Craft Market, Riverside Museum Saturday 10th Dec, 13.30-16.00 “Elfie Selfies” family craft session, People’s Palace & Winter […]

Cartoon Case Study: construction site posters

Cartoon Case Study: construction site posters

Posted on Nov 25, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

We recently completed cartoon artwork for a series of fourteen health & safety posters to be used on construction sites by civil engineering contractor George Leslie Ltd. The posters were intended to take a relatively light hearted approach to what is naturally a very serious subject, contrasting the method of “good” characters with the incompetence […]

Kids’ workshop at Bridge of Allan Mini-ComicCon

Kids’ workshop at Bridge of Allan Mini-ComicCon

Posted on Nov 16, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Bridge of Allan library, Stirling launches a new online comics resource next week and to celebrate are holding a Mini-ComicCon on the afternoon of Saturday the 26th of November. During the event our Studio Co-ordinator Terry Anderson will conduct a “heroes & villains” workshop for primary school aged children 14.30-15.30 The afternoon as a whole is […]

We’re halfway done on #fizzers10!

We’re halfway done on #fizzers10!

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Today marks the halfway point in our current exhibition at The People’s Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow. It’s been a great summer and autumn that’s seen a a selection of over 120 Fizzers® caricatures raising a smile with museum visitors from around the world.  As we enter the winter period there’s plenty more to come. Some dates […]

Gorbals Vampire – Halloween 2016

Gorbals Vampire – Halloween 2016

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

We’ve been delighted to participate in the Citizens Theatre’s Gorbals Vampire multi-strand arts project this year. In the spring Terry conducted workshops with P4 & 5 pupils at Blackfriars Primary School, developing a Gorbals Vampire character as below. (You can also watch a video of the final illustration in progress.) #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 […]

Art of Caricature Schools Competition & Family Activities

Art of Caricature Schools Competition & Family Activities

Posted on Oct 6, 2016 in Blog | One Comment

In conjunction with our ongoing #fizzers10 exhibition at The People’s Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow and as part of this year’s The Big Draw campaign (taking STEAM as its theme) we are pleased to announce a caricature competition open to all primary school pupils in the city. Details are below and entries are welcome until […]

Cartoon Case Study: Weir Group

Cartoon Case Study: Weir Group

Posted on Sep 21, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Over the years Weir Group – the Glasgow-based international engineering firm – have used our services several times, especially when members of their executive leave for pastures new. In recent weeks we completed a caricature for their Chief Executive Officer Dean Jenkins, leaving for a new role in Australia.  The artwork included the man himself […]