On Saturday 21 September 2019 the South African Writers’ Circle held an event entitled A Modern-day Jester. The keynote speaker, Dr Sandra Pitcher, entertained us with Zapiro’s satirical cartoons. This was the subject of her doctoral thesis.
Derek Griffin’s presented a talk on the Victorian era when the satirical magazine Punch depicted contemporary social and political commentary.
Mikhail Peppas and Sanabelle Ebrahim spoke on the topic of How to build a comic, Merchantos, Green Heart City and Predictive Programming.
Charles Poole taught us how to draw caricatures and insert our own punch-lines for published cartoons.