Category Archives: Cartoonist
See Catnip’s entry at Fountain Pen Geeks!
Collected some Tabmans colour samples from the hardware store. The names of the individual colour names amused and inspired my artistic neurones. I penned cartoons directly on the individual swatches. Check them out at my Ink Pad
As a young graphic design student, in the late 70s, I used to spend many lunch hours in the library flicking through Graphis magazines in search of cartoons by my favourite graphic satirist, Ronald Searle. I was saddened to read … Continue reading
Mine’s blue. The features cartoon in Sep[tember] is salmon pink – you guessed – Catnip’s favourite colour (after Catnip Blue). When I scanned the cartoon, I couldn’t decide what colour to choose for the iPod, so I did a selection … Continue reading
My lovely wife got me a 25th anniversary pressy – an elegant Pelikan M215 fountain pen. It has a great piston ink filler hidden within the barrel (the nib end is transparent so I can monitor my ink supply) and … Continue reading
I thought it fitting the scanner naming my latest Catnip cartoon, inspired by new Flintstone pyjamas I was recently be-gifted, “Catnip050.” Yabba-Dabba-Doodle! Catnip has passed the 50 cartoon mark. the real cause for celebration though, is the support he’s been given by his … Continue reading
This featured image is the first Catnip Cat cartoon from the Falcon nib of cartoonist Jeff Hoyle… now there’s a tongue twister!