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Where Yeagles Dare!

Animator Dean Yeagle at Playboy

Drawing with a real pencil on real paper is how ‘traditional’ animators like to describe themselves, in this modern era of computers. Working as effortlessly on his Macintosh G4 as he does on paper, Animator Dean Yeagle creates some of the most exquisite pinups and gag cartoons, many of which find their way into the pages of Playboy magazine. But there is more to him than what meets the eyes of his countless fans, who cannot take their glance from his Pinup Galleries. Continue reading

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Not the Typical Type

Type design serves the reader not only in good legibility but also in recognising certain objects. Typefaces offer orientation and identification. When you see information spread around the globe it becomes almost a world in itself. You have to find your way in the information world and typefaces give identity to objects, books, magazines, record covers. It helps people orient themselves if books look like books.

I would say typography is very different. It is less of a circus act, or none at all.

Typography has thrived since the introduction of typesetting technologies. It has evolved with the changing times and adapted to newer technologies. There are many type designers who have made a significant impact in the field of design and graphic activities. Gerard Unger is one such luminary from the world of typography. Continue reading

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Jerry King Live!

Cartoonists take to the drawing board to share their sense of humor, sometimes to vent anger or as an outlet to turn their imagination loose. With a transcendental fusion of text and images, their purpose may be varied, such as entertainment, propaganda, literature or plain art.

Jerry King is one such prolific and versatile cartoonist with cartoons ranging on subjects like technology, relationships, health & fitness, pets, sports and office humor. He is a virtual cartoon factory that churns out over 300 cartoons a month. His work has appeared in thousands of greeting cards, magazines, websites, cartoon books, children’s books, newspapers and newsletters. Jerry’s client list includes names such as Disney, Playboy, American Greetings, Gibson Greetings, Current, Marcel Schurman, Renaissance, NobleWorks, Better Homes and Gardens, Golf Digest, The Saturday Evening Post, National Enquirer, Woman’s World, Comstock and The United States Golf Association. An award-winning cartoonist, Jerry’s work has also been recognized by two former US Presidents, George Bush and Bill Clinton. Continue reading

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