Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
If you want to find out what a writer or a cartoonist really feels, look at his work. That's enough.
Humor is basically a cognitive process. And it's a creative process not only on the part of the cartoonist but on the part of the viewer.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
I was doing political cartoons and getting angry to the point where I felt I was going to have to start making and throwing bombs. I thought I was probably a better cartoonist than a bomb maker.
People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph.
I'm a cartoonist, it's what I am at heart, so cartoons take reality and deform it and make it grotesque, you make it funny, but you alter it. If it works, it's based on reality. That's what I try to do.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
When the cartoonist is trying to talk honestly and seriously about life, then I believe he has a responsibility to think beyond satisfying the market's every whim and desire.
I was unable to sleep and I would stay up and draw these little cartoons. Then a friend showed them around. Before I knew it I was a cartoonist.
Ah, the life of a newspaper cartoonist - how I miss the groupies, drugs and trashed hotel rooms!
The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.
Cartooning at its best is a fine art. I'm a cartoonist who works in the medium of animation, which also allows me to paint my cartoons.
You have to be odd to be number one.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.
We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious... and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
I started on the fringes of journalism as a cartoonist on The Daily Mail.
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure.
I started doing cartoons when I was about 21. I never thought I would be a cartoonist. It happened behind my back. I was always a painter and drawer.
I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful.
Sweetheart, I'm the biggest ripped-off cartoonist in the history of the world, and that's all I'm going to say.
The best thing about being a cartoonist is to walk into a bar or someone's apartment and they don't know you, but they've taped one of your pieces up.
Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.
There is a relationship between cartooning and people like Mir? and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist, but it definitely is related even in the early Disney.
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