Cartooning Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Cartooning Quotes from famous persons: Cathy Guisewite, Marjane Satrapi, Scott Adams, Robert Mankoff, Adrian Tomine. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Cartooning Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more wom

Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I’d like more women to get to have it. I can’t think of any reason why we won’t see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future.
You know, comics were created at the same time as the cinema. And the cinema very quickly became a major art. Cartooning didn’t become a major art. There’s a reason for that. People don’t know how to deal with drawings.
I’ve always defined myself not as a cartoonist, but as an entrepreneur. That was true before I tried cartooning. I always imagined cartooning would be how I got my seed capital. I always thought my other businesses would be the less dominant part of my life.
I think funny is just the foundation. I don’t really think, to some extent, funny is the absolute most important thing. It should also communicate some idea through the medium of cartooning. Just to be funny is… You know what, the things that you laugh hardest at aren’t cartoons.
Robert Mankoff
The type of cartooning that I think is generally referred to as ‘alternative‘ or ‘underground‘ is usually – the distinction is usually in terms of whether it’s made by one person, the entire thing is done by one hand or more of a production line process, which is how the comics that we grew up reading were made.
Certainly in cartooning I’m given huge free rein at the moment.
Jonathan Shapiro
Cartooning was a good fit for me. And yet now, years later, I almost never think about it.
There are lots of theories that the simpler a comic character is drawn the more relatable they become. People can imprint themselves onto the gaps in the picture. The skill of cartooning is often working out how much can be stripped away.
I was doing illustration work, and the cartooning slowly took over.
Max Cannon
In many ways, cartooning is my therapy. I’ve always said they’re like my diaries. It’s thoughts and feelings and things I’ve seen on any particular day.
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.
In middle school, I started to draw, and my pencil sketches were huge. They were these 4ft by 3ft drawings, and I got a lot of attention for that, so that was very validating. But I didn’t start cartooning until I was in college.
If I’m writing about a modern-day suburb, there’s going to be details of the home and furniture, and if I’m writing about a historical period, those details, those pieces of the world are going to be there as well, but they’ll be simplified, because I’m cartooning it.
I actually find a lot of parallels in jazz and cartooning.
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.
The journalism school helped me develop writing skills, and I had been enjoying cartooning from a very young age. My interest in puppetry, however, came much later.
William Jackson
I hope to actually get back to painting somedaysoon. I sort of transitioned into cartooning from painting.
Max Cannon
I’m really interested in making a mark on a paper and letting that be cursive shorthand for an idea – that’s the origin of cartooning.
Craig Thompson
For some reason, not many women go into cartooning.
Cartooning is an honorable thing.
I’m skeptical of the ‘go localapproach to cartooning to preserve your job.
There was a teacher who recognized that I was interested in cartooning and he was great.
Jonathan Shapiro
People go into cartooning because they’re shy and they’re angry. That’s when you’re sitting in the back of a classroom drawing the teacher.
I do love sparse cartooning.
But now that I’m cartooning full-time, I’m more of an observer. I’m talking to people who are experiencing these things. But it’s not like being in the trenches.
I do think that many Americans have a limited view of what constitutes Japanese cartooning based on what gets translated, so it’s great to see an increase in diversity.
I was writing and cartooning and writing short stories from grade school on.
My future plans are hazy, and I’ve yet to experience how much cartooning is in my blood and therefore how much I’ll miss it. But I have some other interests, especially in music, and I will probably take the opportunity to delve into those things more deeply.
So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing. It’s pushing the envelope. It’s the truth of something through exaggeration.
It is more raw and unfettered and I’m more likely going into something you could call extreme cartooning. There’s a lot of that in the course of ‘Holy Terror.’ There are interludes where there are pictures – cartoon pictures – of modern figures and they are all wordless. It’s up to readers to put the words in.