Cartoon Conference 2022: Survival Guide

February 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 pm

Are you a cartoonist or comic creator? Do you want to meet other cartoonists and comic creators? Do you want to learn from the best while doing it?

Join us at Cartoon Conference 2022: Survival Guide for ideas and inspiration for how you can use your skills to survive and thrive as an artist. Learn from industry experts and specialists. How can you make working life work as a cartoonist?

Speakers include:

Martin Rowson – Chairman of the British Cartoonist’s Association – ‘Getting Ahead In Cartooning: How to Lose Friends & Infuriate people’

Society of Authors – The UK trade union for all types of writers, illustrators and literary translators – ‘Negotiating with publishers’

Association of Illustrators – ‘Publishing Contracts Masterclass’ – Sam from the AOI will guide you through copyright, contracts, rights, advances, royalties and important clauses to watch out for.

Ruby Etc‘Online/Offline: Experiences of a Cartoonist on Social Media’ – Brilliantly funny and insightful and with a significant social media following, cartoonist Ruby Etc talks about her use of social media.

Natasha Natarajan – “FML Comics: It’s all about the process, right?” – Join Natasha to hear about her journey as a comics artist.

Stephen Holland – Comics Laureate – Stephen talks to us about his experiences as a comics laureate and bookseller with his characteristic passion for comics.

Steve Marchant‘How to teach cartooning the Marchant way’ – Cartoonist and educator, our very own Steve Marchant discusses life as a cartoonist working in the field of education.

Holly Burrows – Commercial Manager at The Cartoon Museum – ‘Get stocked! Hints and tips on what you need to do to for the best chance of retailers taking your work on for sale.’

£60 Standard / £40 Student / AOI Members can get 20% discount with code: 20AOI

Catering will be provided – please let us know if you have any allergies.

The Cartoon Museum have a small number of bursary places available – please email [email protected] for an application form.


February 7
9:30 am - 10:00 pm


The Cartoon Museum
63 Wells Street
London, W1T 3PT
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