Ok, so we all know I’m a massive fan of the Jurassic Park movies… So, for a change to more cartoon dinosaurs, I thought I’d do a cartoon of the insect in amber that started the whole story. So what’s the deal with the insect in amber? Easy peasy for those who have seen the […]
Really Nick, more dinosaurs?! I recently completed a series of 30 (yes, 30!) dinosaur cartoons as part of Jurassic June, an online celebration of all things dinosaur and what better excuse to draw a series of dinosaur cartoons? A little bit of a ‘mammoth’ task, you might say… a new dinosaur every day?! I wanted […]
Parasaurolophus was a large herbivore from the late Cretaceous period and belonged to a group known as the Hadrosaurs. This particular dinosaur is known for its large, elaborate head crest, which forms a long curved tube projecting upwards and back from the skull. Parasaurolophus was such a distinctive creature I just had(rosaur) to draw it […]
With his towering neck and mighty shoulders, here’s the next entry for my dinosaur series – a cartoon Brachiosaurus! A little bit about the Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus was a sauropod from the late Jurassic period (155-140 million years ago) and first discovered in 1903. His name means ‘arm reptile’ due to the oversized front legs, probably […]
I don’t know about you, but I love drawing cartoon dinosaurs (and anything else prehistoric for that matter!) Whenever I possibly can I’ll break out the sketchbook and create some monstrous beastie from the Mesozoic period! If you’d like to know more about a particular dinosaur, simply click on the picture. View a few of […]
As you may remember, I had been asked by the Cartoonists’s Club of Great Britain to illustrate a cartoon dinosaur for the July issue of the Jester magazine?
So the creation of my recent prehistoric Tyrannosaurus cartoon has gone very well and I now have all of the outlines and base colours in place. The shading is also complete and have managed to add in detail to the caveman loincloth and an extra fuzzy hair and beard. Luckily for me the deadline for […]
Last week was the Cartoonists Club of Great Britain AGM, and as a committee member, I had a little trip to London to attend. This years AGM was held at the Punch Tavern and what a beautiful little place, adorned with fancy little decorations and an overall illustrative theme. In discussion with the club secretary, […]