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Neil Gaiman Reads His Manifesto on Making Art: Features the 10 Things He Wish He Knew As a Young Artist

I think you're absolutely allowed several minutes, possibly even half a day to feel very, very sorry for yourself indeed. And then just start making art. - Neil Gaiman It’s a bit early in the year for commencement speeches, but fortunately for lifelong learners who rely on a steady drip of inspiration and encouragement, author Neil Gaiman excels at putting old wine in new bottles. He repurposed his keynote address to Philadelphia's University of the Arts’ Class of 2012 for Art Matter...
Tags: Google, Art, Books, College, Life, New York City, Neil Gaiman, Literature, Philadelphia, Hackney, Ursula K Le Guin, Alice, East London, Waterstones, Facebook Twitter, Chris Riddell


HITEC Minneapolis Online Registration and Housing Bureau Open; Opening Keynote Session Announced

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of the world's largest Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), has announced that attendee registration for its HITEC Minneapolis is now available online, as well as hotel reservations. Annually, HITEC highlights the industry's tech trends and current approach to integrating technology into the hospitality sphere. To set the tone on the first day, award-winning futurist Chris Riddell will pre...
Tags: Travel, Minneapolis, HITEC, Minneapolis Convention Center, Chris Riddell


Peaky blunders at the Tory party conference – cartoon

Chris Riddell imagines a right royal Brexit bunfight in Birmingham Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, World news, Culture, Foreign Policy, Television & radio, Peaky Blinders, Article 50, Brexit, Chris Riddell, Birmingham Continue, Conservative conference 2018


Theresa May stalked by Thatcher's ghost – cartoon

Chris Riddell on the PM being urged to apologise to the families of three Windrush citizens who died after being wrongly deported Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Africa, Theresa May, Margaret Thatcher, Brexit, Thatcher, Chris Riddell, Windrush, Windrush scandal


All behind you, Boris Johnson – cartoon

After the foreign secretary’s resignation, Chris Riddell gives his own take on David Low’s famous cartoon of Winston Churchill Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Boris Johnson, Article 50, Brexit, Chris Riddell, David Low, Winston Churchill Continue


After Chequers, soft Brexit is coming home – cartoon

Chris Riddell on the ‘rough creature slouching towards Brussels to be born’ Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, World Cup 2018, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Chris Riddell


Russia's bear necessities – cartoon

Chris Riddell on a few home truths from the Kremlin Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, UK News, World news, Alexander Litvinenko, Chris Riddell, Kremlin Continue, Sergei Skripal


Nigel Farage speaks from the rubbish dump – cartoon

Chris Riddell on calls for a second referendum and Theresa May’s new green agenda Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Environment, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Nigel Farage, Article 50, Brexit, Chris Riddell


UK: Moz The Monster v Mr Underbed - Marks & Clerk

A recent spat between former UK Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell and retail giant John Lewis raised interesting questions around the extent of copyright protection with Riddell claiming that John Lewis' highly anticipated Christmas advert bore a resemblance to his 1986 picture book, Mr Underbed.
Tags: UK, John Lewis, News, Chris Riddell, Riddell


A treacherous Brexit climb lies ahead - cartoon

Chris Riddell on Theresa May’s EU divorce deal announcement Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Jean-claude Juncker, Article 50, David Davis, Brexit, Chris Riddell, Michel Barnier


Mr Underbed sells out after John Lewis ad boost

New copies of Chris Riddell's Mr Underbed, which he said inspired John Lewis's Christmas ad, go to print.
Tags: John Lewis, News, Chris Riddell, Underbed


Illustrator Chris Riddell accuses John Lewis over Christmas ad

Chris Riddell accuses the retail giant of copying one of his characters in its Christmas advert.
Tags: UK, John Lewis, News, Chris Riddell


Theresa May, teetering on the edge – cartoon

Chris Riddell on the prime minister’s Brexit speech in Florence Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Chris Riddell, Florence Continue


Books for the beach – cartoon

Chris Riddell on some essential political reading for the summer recess Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Michael Gove, Article 50, David Davis, Chris Riddell, EU referendum and Brexit


10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Marketing Efforts

Without the big budgets enjoyed by major brands, small businesses must balance creativity and efficiency to make their marketing stand out. To do this, you need to squeeze every last ounce of creativity from your marketing team while running your marketing operations in the leanest manner possible. Here are some tips from members of our small business community for getting the most out of your marketing efforts. Turn Your Customers into Advocates Your marketing efforts can go a lot further if...
Tags: Sales, Chris Riddell, Marketing Tips, Ivan Widjaya, Benjamin Brandall, Gary Shouldis, Shayla Price, Rick Verbanas, Workopolis, Cameron Conaway, Jake Lester, Nicole Letendre, Cori Ramos


The demons that haunt Theresa May's dreams – cartoon

Chris Riddell on the mounting pressures facing the prime minister Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Budget, Education, Scotland, David Cameron, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Education policy, Chris Riddell, Brexit Britain


Children's Laureate Chris Riddell up for book prize

Children's Laureate Chris Riddell could win the Kate Greenaway illustration medal for a fourth time.
Tags: News, Chris Riddell, Kate Greenaway


New Year Cartoons

The New Year provides cartoonists with an opportunity to look back at the past year and forward to the next one. In many such cartoons (see the New Year 2017 collection on Cagle.com and this one by Chris Riddell in The Observer), the previous year is personified by Father Time, and the new one by a baby. In this one, by Gary Varvel, Father Time is handing a broom to the 2017 baby. The baby is holding a dustpan and will have to sweep up the mess left by the 2016 US Presidential Election. Father T...
Tags: Holidays, Linguistics, Cartoons, Chris Riddell, Jeffrey Hill, Father Time


Brexit: the Richmond Park mouse roars – cartoon

Chris Riddell on the Zac Goldsmith’s spectacular defeat Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, Liberal Democrats, Zac Goldsmith, Chris Riddell, Richmond Park


Glorious Gift Books

Exceptional children’s gift books for Christmas this year include Annual, edited by Kate De Goldi and Susan Paris (Gecko Press). It’s a treasure book in the vein of an old-style yearly annual, here packaged in the highest quality hardback form as a sumptuous possible Christmas present and absorbing holiday read. The editors have excelled in […] The post Glorious Gift Books appeared first on Boomerang Books Blog.
Tags: Books, Neil Gaiman, Annual, Chris Riddell, Book Reviews - Childrens and Young Adult, Joy Lawn


Stand up for the arts in schools, say children’s laureates

Observer cartoonist explains the need for action by writers and illustrators for childrenChildren’s fiction sections of bookshelves are stalked by imaginary giants and superheroes. But these books have also given Britain a succession of real-life literary giants, from Lewis Carroll to Roald Dahl.Now a group of leading modern-day titans of the field, the eight former children’s laureates, have joined forces with the current holder of the post, Chris Riddell, to create one formidable force. Contin...
Tags: Books, Politics, Education, Roald Dahl, UK News, Britain, Education policy, Children and teenagers, Lewis Carroll, Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell


Chris Riddell wins the Kate Greenaway medal with The Sleeper and the Spindle

Chris Riddell is the first triple winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway medal for his illustrations in Neil Gaiman’s retelling of Sleeping Beauty. We talk to him about how it feels to win and his love for Gaiman and librariesSarah Crossan wins Carnegie medal 2016 with OneAll hail Chris Riddell, who has become the first ever illustrator to win the CILIP Kate Greenaway medal three times, for his illustrations of Neil Gaiman’s retelling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, The Sleeper and the Spindle (p...
Tags: Books, Neil Gaiman, Culture, Illustration, Art and design, Awards and prizes, Libraries, Children and teenagers, Children's Books: 7 And Under, Children's Books: 8-12 Years, Teen books, Children's Laureate, Carnegie, Chris Riddell, Gaiman, Crossan


Children’s authors’ debt to JK Rowling: ‘She brought back storytelling’

As Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hits the West End, five writers reveal how Rowling changed their field• JK Rowling: ‘Harry Potter’s world is always in my head’Author of the Inkheart Trilogy Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Fiction, Culture, Children and teenagers, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Children's Books: 8-12 Years, Frank Cottrell Boyce, West End, Rowling, Chris Riddell, Frances Hardinge


Ambition, thy name is Boris Johnson

Chris Riddell on the true aims of the former London mayor’s Brexit campaign Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, London, David Cameron, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Eu Referendum, Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, Chris Riddell


David Cameron's referendum nightmare

Chris Riddell on alooming crisis for the prime minister Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Media, David Cameron, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, Immigration and asylum, Eu Referendum, Chris Riddell


Lifeboat: children's illustrators raise money for refugees – in pictures

Emily Gravett on how she garnered the support of her fellow children’s books illustrators from Chris Riddell to Axel Scheffler to raise money for The School Bus ProjectAll of the illustrations in this gallery (and more) will be up for auction from June 1 -17 2016• Also read The Day The War Came by Nicola Davies and join the #3000chairs campaign Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Design, Culture, Illustration, Art and design, Refugees, Children and teenagers, Children's Books: 7 And Under, Emily Gravett, Chris Riddell, Axel Scheffler, Nicola Davies


Europe devours one of her children

Chris Riddell on the issue that is tearing apart the Tory party Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Eu Referendum, Francisco De Goya, Chris Riddell


The Tory civil war over Europe

Chris Riddell on the EU referendum debate Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, David Cameron, Eu, Conservatives, UK News, Eu Referendum, Boris Johnson, Chris Riddell


Illustrator Chris Riddell attacks school tests with 'Sats beasties' drawings

Children’s laureate and political cartoonist draws series of ‘grammar monsters’ in response to warnings that current system is bad for childrenThe children’s laureate Chris Riddell has waded into the row over the value of Sats with a series of surreal sketches.Riddell, an illustrator and political cartoonist who was appointed children’s laureate last year, has sketched a series of what he calls “Sats beasties” in response to warnings by authors and parents that the current system of testing prim...
Tags: Books, Education, Children, UK News, Schools, Chris Riddell, Riddell, SATS


CLPE children's poetry award shortlist 2016 announced – in pictures

Conjoined twins, Trinidadian ghouls and cuddles from Michael Rosen, find out more about the books and poets shortlisted for this year’s CLiPPA Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Culture, Awards and prizes, Children and teenagers, Children's Books: 7 And Under, Children's Books: 8-12 Years, Poetry (children and teens), Literacy, Michael Rosen, Chris Riddell, English and creative writing