Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Video: Editorial Cartoonist Chris Britt

Editorial cartoonist for the State Journal-Register (Springfield, Illinois) Chris Britt talks about the job of an editorial cartoonist in this video produced by Justin L. Fowler and TJ Salsman. The first part he explains what it is he does as an editorial cartoonist, and then he continues in voiceover as we watch him (in sped up time) create a cartoon. He draws the old fashioned way: ink on paper. It runs just over 4 minutes.

And here's Mr. Britt again, talking about the specific cartoon for a minute, as the camera lingers on the finished work:

Related: David Horsey talks about drawing his post-election cartoon.

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