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Taking the cake
Catnip Cat’s creator celebrates his birthday Check out his latest comic kippers (er) capers!
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Bad Cartoon Friday
See Catnip’s entry at Fountain Pen Geeks!
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Get along lil’ doggy… er… kitty? Catnip roams the lone prairie in search of adventure. Make sure you bookmark this page (MJ) and tumble along with his “Wild West” escapades.
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Everyone loves a hero
Well, almost everyone. Give your hero super-powers, a team of like-powered partners and, last but not least, a beast to contend with… The recipe is too easy. Creating the characters and posing them together is the real challenge!
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Swatch this space…
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
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Ronald Searle tribute
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
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Ever experienced one of those moments? Like a kid in a candy store you’re spoilt for choice. Correction: you’re paralysed! Too many colours. Too many candies. Too many decisions. I’m like that in an art supply shop. Gotta say though, … Continue reading
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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
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CatnipComic060, a photo by Catnip Cat by Jeff Hoyle on Flickr. Finding that “sweet-spot” isn’t always easy. It’s worth the effort though. coming up with a cartoon idea can be a similar process. You “wiggle” ideas around in your head … Continue reading
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Calling all Copy Cats
Ok, my first “‘toon for June” is repetitive—I was deliberately being lazy, hoping my facsimiles would get a few smiles. Anyhow, who says you can’t make a legitimate reproduction? Speaking of legit copying, may I remind you that Catnip is free to … Continue reading
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