We’re halfway done on #fizzers10!

We’re halfway done on #fizzers10!

Posted by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 […]

Comics Workshops : Gorbals Vampire

Comics Workshops : Gorbals Vampire

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

We’re often asked about participatory workshops for young people so please take note of the opportunity detailed below and organised by our friends at the Citizens Theatre. We’ll have more to say about this exciting project closer to Hallowe’en when “The Citz” will also present a play concerning the curious case of The Gorbals Vampire. In […]

Caricature Events, Summer 2016 – UPDATED

Caricature Events, Summer 2016 – UPDATED

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

As schools around the country close, the events season gets underway and the Studio team prepare to hit the road again for another summer of live caricaturing around the country. Perhaps we’ll see you on one of the dates confirmed so far, with more to come: JULY 02/07/16, 14.00-18.00 Big Day Out, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh […]

Cartoon Case Study: characters for organisations

Cartoon Case Study: characters for organisations

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

In recent months we’ve been commissioned to create cartoon artwork featuring human and animal characters for a number of organisations around the country. This fisherman and lobster are to be the basis of a seaside-style cut out for photos at a community visitor centre on the east coast. These dove characters will be used on pin […]

Happy Birthday to us…

Happy Birthday to us…

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

The Scottish Cartoon Art Studio celebrates 17 years in business this week. We’re concentrating on final preparations for our next big exhibition project #fizzers10 Thanks to everyone who’s been with us from the start in 1999. We look forward to welcoming friends old and new to the People’s Palace in the months ahead.  

Cartoon Case Study: strips for Who Cares? Scotland

Cartoon Case Study: strips for Who Cares? Scotland

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Who Cares? Scotland are one of the country’s leading advocacy organisations for those with experience of care. A series of short cartoon strips produced with the Studio will appear in their quarterly children’s magazine over the coming year. The first task was to take the characters from their existing logo and redraw them as a cast to appear […]

Comic strip workshop with Diabetes Scotland

Comic strip workshop with Diabetes Scotland

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Chris and Terry will be on hand at Diabetes Scotland‘s Glasgow Family Group drop-in session at the Silverburn Shopping Centre this Saturday afternoon, conducting a comic strip workshop suitable for children aged 7 and over. Please contact the organisers for more details (link below). The first quarter of the year normally brings us assignments from the […]