Entries by Simon

Visual minutes helps with training

Last week I was invited to minute some sales training at the fabulous Cranage Hall in Holmes Chapel. It was a lovely venue to work at, not least because I didn’t need to set up my portable wall to minute on (they had provided a rail on which I could attach the screens) My client, […]

Styles of caricatures – which one suits you?

Choosing a style of drawing for your caricature depends on several factors. If I’m drawing you at an event, you’ll get a standard “park caricature” like this: The drawing takes between 2 and 4 minutes per face, depending on how much hair you have (beards take longer!) However, I do a lot of commissioned work, […]

My BNI group

Just over a year ago, I joined BNI@10 in Staffordshire. The other week, I renewed my membership. Why? BNI is an organisation in which businesses meet every week. It’s like a club where we support each other through referral marketing. It’s been particularly useful to my business of Scartoons in that it has boosted my […]

Scartoons and Inktober

Followers on Social media will have noticed my departure from posting caricatures over October. The simple reason is: I like a challenge. Inktober is a challenge to come up with an ink drawing every single day in October. Each day has its own prompt, and the artist is invited to submit a drawing per day. […]

Caricaturing at Trade Shows

Today I received a lovely testimonial from a client: “We were attending a trade show and were looking for something a little different to draw (no pun intended) people to our stand. After meeting Simon from Scartoons through BNI we decided that he may be our little trick to make us stand out from the […]