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The Remains of the Dame – Thatcher’s Legacy in Cartoons…

My first published political cartoon was on the subject of the resignation of Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister, for my then University newspaper, the Warwick Boar, back in November 1990. Unfortunately, this cartoon has disappeared from my archives – to be honest, this is a bit of a relief, as it Wasn’t Very Good. Since then, however, I’ve drawn the Iron Lady on a number of occasions, so I thought I’d share a few of these with you.

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10 Years of Learning to Draw

It occured to me the other day that this year marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of my book Learn to Draw Caricatures (which is still available and was recently reissued with a new cover). Around the time it came out, I did a couple of interviews in the local media. In January of 1999, shortly after the book was published I appeared on the Central TV arts programme called Premieré, which was a nerve-racking experience. Looking back now, it’s clear I’ve the perfect face for radio (but sadly, not the voice), although that sunset was lovely. (more…)

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