There is too much illustrating of the news these days. I look at many editorial cartoons and I don't know what the cartoonists are saying or how they feel about a certain issue.
Certain How Issue
Like a lot of freelance cartoonists, when any opportunity like that comes along, I have a hard time saying no, whether it makes sense or not.
Hard Time Whether Along
Such is the nature of comic strips. Once established, their half-life is usually more than nuclear waste. Typically, the end result is lazy, rich cartoonists.
Nature Than Comic
Most cartoonists are failed actors.
Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more women to get to have it. I can't think of any reason why we won't see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future.
Future Like More
I never studied art, but taught myself to draw by imitating the New Yorker cartoonists of that day, instead of doing my homework.
Myself I Never
Cartoonists are untrained artists, while illustrators are more trained.
Cartoonists Artists More
Well, there are better cartoonists now than there ever have been. I firmly believe that. There's some amazing work being done.
Than Been Firmly
Alternative cartoonists have to rely on comic book stores to get their stuff in the hands of readers.
Stores Hands Book
At that time, the people that were in the animated film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists. In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil.
Film Business Newspaper Draw
Cartoonists' dirty secret is that we tend to come up with stories that involve things that are really fun to draw.
Stories Up Cartoonists
There has always been quite a strong black and white art tradition in Australia, with quite a large contingent of cartoonists, given the size of the population.