thoughts on cartoon poetry – turning a fresh page

A new section of the Politoons blog has opened with a discussion about combining writing and art. I’ve started with some thoughts on how simple ‘one liner’ or ‘box’ cartoons do this, but your thoughts are welcome too, below is an introduction and there’s more on the Thoughts on Cartoon Poetry page.

a macd cartoon in indian pen and ink style

An introduction

The connection between writing and drawing is simple -if a little archaic. Symbols such as marks on a page can just as easily combine to make an image as tell a story.

a macd cartoon made with a vector program incorporating a single line of writing with a visual metaphor

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