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Monthly archives: September, 2017

Cash Cow: a Cartoon Logo. (Making the world better, y’know?)

There’s this secret some people have discovered.

They tell me the best things in life are at LEAST a little bit fun.
Dang! If that was the case businesses would have funny pictures instead of poker-faced logos.
NO WAIT! Here’s one we did for a client last year!

Ha! That’s us: “, working towards Utopia since 2006…”

Sports Club mascots& Logos: The Lions

Celebration Lions are the fastest growing sports club in Christchurch.
Lions are a club with a difference: No drugs, no alcohol, no swearing. Their Premiere League team is always hovering at the top of the tables, so it obviously pays off.
The club covers several other sports codes and has recently included Athletics.

Gotta love a……

Now Acceptin-Medical housecalls for your Hammond

“Obi-Wan-Drawbar’s force-ghost appeared at the console and produced an ephemeral tongue depressor. ‘Pull out your 8′ and say Ahhhhh’ he said coolly.” (An 8′ is an organ stop, a tonebar on a Hammond organ. Nothing at all improper, you understand). This was a web-ad commissioned from us at …

Pretty POSTERS – CERA Earthquake Recovery

Another of these mini articles found unBLOGGED in the gallery…

some nice newspaper centre spreads we did a few years ago now:


Christchurch is still in the midst of Quake rebuilds.
The new city plan was established by the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority, or CERA as it was known.

When your city has come down and you’ve been……

Real Estate Visualisations

Next up in my series of “Bonus mini articles I found in my Gallery but never posted on the Blog.” is an entry from the imaginary estates of reality…. real estate visualisations!

The investors need to see the planned building before they sign the cheque… You have the dibs on a property but don’t want to……

business mascots- The moving Box Guy

I feel tempted to tell you about the MOST BIZZARRE TELEMARKETING call ever (which I had this morning) but the day is RUNNING TOO FAST to type up the tale.
INSTEAD I have for you PART TWO of the “Bonus mini articles I found in my Gallery but never posted on the Blog.”

A small business……

The Last Avatar- Ear Benders & Social Media.

Just starting a new series under the label “Bonus mini articles I found in my Gallery but never posted on the Blog.”
Today? Social Media Avatars, with lots of pictures- What Ho!

You have to stand out in the hurly burly of Facebook, twitter or even the skype phonebook.
As for blogs, a good……

Celebrity Caricature- Mayor Bob Parker and the Airport Bosses

After the quake Christchurch suffered a drop in tourism. Mayor Bob Parker (and former TV celebrity) and the  various heads of Chch tourism and the Airport (That’s Jim Bolt in the pinstripe, with the smooth head) headed to Malaysia to resell the wonders of our city. They came back with numerous humorous anecdotes which they……

Health ++ enters + the + Di-gi-tal age++


Hmm, interesting title. Really got some pluses! I have to “add” these shared records have nothing to do with doctors borrowing LP’s, 45’s or 78’s.

Okay. What’s this thing about digital health then? Nowt to do with Norton’s, firewalls or infectious emails either.
It’s all about your GP being able to……

Getting ready for the boom

The largest portion of today’s population were born in the fifties and sixties. In fact they SIGNIFICANTLY outnumber their descendants and this poses a challenge: How will their descendants support and care for the Baby Boomers when they start to get old?

Canterbury District Health Board is the world model in preparing for this future, they……

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