Walter Pichler

Born in Vienna, Austria but spent most of his school years in Salzburg. Studied glass painting and engraving. Thereafter he went back to Vienna, where he spent a couple of years making stained glass windows and restoring old ones.  From 1963 to 1968 he studied graphic...

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Myke Ashley-Cooper (in memory of our founder)

Born in Tibet in 1827, Myke Ashley Cooper spent his life learning to draw and cartoon. Unfortunately there were no computers in those days so he decided at the age of 103 to end it all and reincarnated in 1941. He went on to...

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Wouter de Witt – Ghost

I am ghost – Wouter Hefzel de Witt from Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, a full-time freelance illustrator and caricature artist. My freelance career started many years ago, after I decided that working for a boss (at a printing work) and wasting my God given talent just won’t...

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Michael Schoch

Michael is a Johannesburg based illustrator that started out as a mural painter and painted for the likes of Spur steak ranches. He then worked as an assistant for prominent Johannesburg illustrator Ben Crossman, now he works as a solo freelancer working in Photoshop...

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Manu Kongolo

I'm a freelance illustrator based in Johannesburg. I've been drawing all my life and it's all I've ever wanted to do for a living, I'm so happy to be doing that currently. I work with pencils, paper, drawing pens, scanner, paint everything digitally with photshop and...

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John Cope

Born in 1955 in the North East of England in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, John Cope has gradually worked his way south – Firstly to Leeds, then London, onto Johannesburg and finally to the Republic of Bettys Bay in the Overberg. When the North Westerly winds start to make an...

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Peter van der Merwe

Picture-drawer-colour-innerer . . . works in a wide variety of styles and 'traditional' mediums, otherwise known as BC (Before Computer). So, not your average "mouse-jockey." He's been' making marks on paper (and other things), way before he could walk . . . It...

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Gary Bottger

Gary illustrates in pencil and renders his artwork digitally with a unique and stylized crisp edge to his work. His main focus and strength is in character development which is often extended toward animation, comic and cartoon strip creation. 3D illustration &...

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Mynderd Vosloo

I am a full-time freelance illustrator and caricature artist from Hondeklip Bay, a small Fisherman’s Village on the wild side of the Namaqualand Coast in the Northern Cape. After receiving a Fine Art degree and doing my two years in the Army,I joined the Pretoria News...

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Dr Jack

Dr. Jack, cartoonist and beard-maintenance products model. House-trained as well as carrier of Nat Dip in Graphic Design. First nationally published cartoons appeared when he was something like 14 years old. Artist for the National Parks board for 3 years then  went...

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Derrick Nesbit

Derrick was born in 1962.  From an early age, he displayed humour and the ability to draw and enjoyed illustrating, much to the dismay of those who, became the butt end of his humour. Derrick studied graphic design (did not finish) and has become well known for his...

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Dav Andrew

Dav Andrew, is one of Cape Town's young upcoming stars in illustration and design, had just finished his diploma in graphic design at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Having just six months of a career behind him, he's worked fast and quickly gained lots of...

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Colin Daniel

Colin Daniel is one of South Africa's leading caricaturists and editorial illustrators specializing in cartoons. He began life as a presentation artist for Ogilvy & Mather ad agency in Cape Town before joining Independent Newspapers in 1992 where his work has...

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Alex van Houwelingen

In 1984, on the day I was born, I drew my conclusion: I want to draw not only conclusions, but also pictures. Now, that's what I do. I've drawn my whole life. For a large amount of my life as a little boy, I drew soccer-players. When I was in...

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Alan Simpson

I schooled in Cape Town and studied design and illustration at Stellenbosch University. I've been working in Johannesburg for 15 years in ad agencies. I schooled in Cape Town and studied design and illustration at Stellenbosch University. I’ve been working in...

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Zapiro

Born in Cape Town in 1958. Couldn’t imagine a career in cartooning, so studied architecture at University of Cape Town. buy clomid or serophene for infertility Couldn’t imagine a career in architecture, so tried switching to Graphic Design and promptly got...

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Martinus van Tee

Martinus van Tee is a South African illustrator and animator. Born in Johannesburg, Martinus attended the National school of Arts in Braamfontein. He moved to the Western Cape in 2011, and works as freelance illustrator and caricature artist. His work is inspired by...

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