It would be tedious to explain the issues that make up a particular cartoon. The drawings [below], I hope, explain enough. This is one that took me a little longer. My problem was to accommodate more elements than I prefer. It needed a wider landscape. Normally, I get it in two. I was trained in advertising and work in layers i.e. I trace. The first impulse is generally the best. Drawing does its own thing. I try to get out of the way.
Monday, 19 September 2011
DOV FEDLER is in his 70th year and has been drawing for more than 50 of those. This is self evident in his cartoons where a skilled hand, an intuitive…>
YOUNG LIONS, BIG CATS: While Julius Malema went on a charm offensive before his hearing - talking peace and making a very public visit to Church - the tiger in the Young Lions was unleashed, threatening violence against those who dare to question their leaders. What happened to the Young Lions of Mandela's Day? They have been devoured by this ferocious and unruly cat which, until now, was foreign to the ranks of the liberation party.
Hold That Tiger - a process:
[read about the cartoonist's process in the Sidelines column above - and see his sketches below]