Tuesday, 26 August 2014

ACA Cartoon Conference 2014: Another teaser

The teasers keep coming to make you keen to attend the Australian Cartoonists' Association's Conference at the Menzies Hotel on the 14th and 15th of November 2014: The entertainment will be provided by the ACA's own band of Cartoonists-slash-Musicians, the Stanley Steamers!


Monday, 25 August 2014

ACA Cartoon Conference: More teasers...

The teasers keep coming to make you keen to attend the Australian Cartoonists' Association's Conference at the Menzies Hotel on the 14th and 15th of November 2014:





Saturday, 23 August 2014

Cartoon books for sale

I've printed three new "It's a Jungle out there!" books. Each book contains 100 cartoons in full colour.

Go to http://www.hagencartoons.com/store/cartoon-books/index.html to see more details:








Sunday, 17 August 2014

ACA Conference 2014: More teasers...

The teasers keep coming to make you keen to attend the Australian Cartoonists' Association's Conference at the Menzies Hotel on the 14th and 15th of November 2014:






Artwork by Darryl Cagle: There will be a panel of ACA Members discussing their experience of attending this year's Festival in Saint Just le Martel

Top Ryde City Chai Laneway Market 2014

A few photos from yesterday when the Australian Cartoonists' Association had a market stall at the Top Ryde City Chai Laneway Market. Over the weekend, Rob Feldman, Josh Spencer, Ed Dyer, Lindsay Foyle and Hagen helped at the stall. Below are a few photos:

Display of the first "Oi Oi Oi!" Magazine (display only, not for sale) with the amazing artwork of Anton Emdin on the cover. Next to it, are the "Air Hawk" books from John Dixon and the Ned Kelly book of Monty Wedd, all published by ComicOz

The three new books of Hagen and the old "Beware of the Dog!" book.

Rob Feldman and his brand new book: Buy it here: ComicOz


Rob Feldman entertaining the kids




Ed Dyer doing a caricature




Sunday, 10 August 2014

ACA Conference: Another teaser: Screening of "Stripped"

The teasers keep coming to make you keen to attend the Australian Cartoonists' Association's Conference at the Menzies Hotel on the 14th and 15th of November 2014:

The Australian Cartoonists' Association has purchased the one-time rights to screen "Stripped" the documentary about the comic-strip industry in the USA at the ACA Conference. If you cannot make it to the ACA Conference in Sydney, buy the documentary at http://www.strippedfilm.com/


Saturday, 9 August 2014

Friday, 8 August 2014

Hagen Cartoons is on Facebook

After resisting for years, I've bowed to the pressure from fellow cartoonists and started an "It's a Jungle out there!" Facebook page: Please visit and like Hagen Cartoons: It's a Jungle out there! on Facebook...

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Saturday, 2 August 2014

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Australian Cartoonists' Association Conference 2014

The annual Conference of the Australian Cartoonists' Association (ACA) is scheduled for Friday the 14th and Saturday the 15th of November 2014 at the Menzies Hotel (Sydney).

It does not really matter is you are a member of the ACA, come along and if you like the Conference, consider joining. You do not need to be a full professional cartoonist to join the ACA, you just need a love of cartoons, comic-strips, graphic novels, animation, caricatures, illustration, etc...

So come along, you'll meet amazing people, you'll strike new friendships, you'll listen to great talks, pick up good advice, well, it is a Conference, come and learn something!

The official Conference schedule has not been released as yet, but the teasers are already coming out to wet your interest. Here are a few:









Friday, 1 August 2014

ACA Market Stall at Top Ryde City (16-17 August 2014)

Australian Cartoonists' Association Stall at the Winter Heat Laneway Market (2014, Top Ryde City)

The Winter Heat Laneway Markey will take place on Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of August 2014 at Top Ryde City.

The Australian Cartoonists' Association (ACA) will has a Market Stall with books, prints and caricatures:
  • Saturday 16th of August 2014: 9am to 5pm:   

Meet Rob Feldman: 9am to 5pm
Meet Hagen: 9am to 5pm
Live caricatures by Josh Spencer
Live caricatures by Ed Dyer

  • Sunday 17th of August 2014: 10am to 4pm:   
Meet Lindsay Foyle: 10:30am to 4pm
Meet Hagen: 10am to 4pm
Live caricatures by Josh Spencer
Live caricatures by Ed Dyer
Come and see what the ACA does, talk to the cartoonists, get you caricature professionally drawn!

The Australian Cartoonists' Association is the oldest cartoonist association in the world, founded in 1924.

Australian Cartoonists' Association: Stanley Awards 2014

The Australian Cartoonists' Association (ACA) is the world's first cartooning organisation (since 1924), and has been running for 90 years. Every year for the past thirty years, Awards (colloquially known as "The Stanleys") have been presented to Australian artists and cartoonists to "acknowledge and celebrate the best in cartooning, comic book art, illustration and caricature", with a new Award added this year for Animation. Are you interested in joining? Membership is not limited to artists and cartoonists, either: Associate Membership is ideal for Fans of the medium who want to join in at the end of year workshops, or the many functions held throughout the year.

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The Australian Cartoonists’ Association is now calling for entries for the 30th Stanley Awards. Submissions will be published in the annual ACA Year Book. Here's a run down of all the Stanleys that will be awarded this year at The Menzies Sydney on November 15, 2014.

For full details click here http://cartoonists.org.au/.

STANLEY AWARD CATEGORIES

Comic Strip Artist
An artist whose published body of work is primarily a multi-panel sequential comic cartoon strip, adventure or illustrated comic strip.

Editorial/Political Cartoonist
An artist whose published body of work is political and/or social satire in cartoon form. It can be either single frame or comic strip.

Single Gag Cartoonist
An artist whose published body of work consists primarily of single frame landscape or portrait panel gags. A cartoonist cannot enter the same feature in either Comic Strip or Single Gag categories.

Caricaturist
An artist whose professional body of work is either published, commissioned or “live” caricatured likenesses.

Comic Book Artist
An artist whose published body of work consists primarily of sequential art drawn with the intention of conveying information and/or telling a story to the reader in the form of comic books (periodicals/‘floppies’), graphic novels, adventure cartoon strips with serial content and zines (containing sequential art content). A cartoonist cannot enter the same feature in the Comic Strip category.

Illustrator
An artist whose published body of work is published humorous and general illustration for newspaper/magazine articles, books, advertising etc. Work deemed to be political, single-gag, caricature, or comic strip based will not be eligible for this category.

Animation Cartoonist ***NEW AWARD**
An artist who is the original modeler, illustrator or cartoonist of the assets of a short animated piece for online broadcast, television, film, interactive digital products and motion comics (on-screen graphics, graphics-based TV show introductions or special effects for live action productions are ineligible). You must provide samples of animated works for submission and for print and a link to the animation online (if possible). An animation company can nominate an animator from the animated company's piece to be considered.