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The Cancer Convoy-Cartoon of the Week

Breast-Cancer-Convoy-cartoon

The Story Behind the Cartoon

Since the folks at Trucking for a Cure are having their convoy in Woodstock Ontario this weekend I thought this cartoon would be appropriate. I completed this illustration for the group years ago for a convoy showing some of the participants that played a major role in those early years. If you get a chance to get out and participate then it is a great way to get the family involved. Here is a link to the convoy for more information. www.truckingforacure.com

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions offers custom illustration and design services specializing in caricatures and cartoons. Bruce has been in the transportation industry for over 30 years and much of his work is in and on the industry. Whether it is vehicle caricatures, trucking cartoons, or gift caricatures of people Bruce is in high demand. To learn more about Bruce and his work visit his website at www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

Caricature artist helps welcome new university students-Testimonial

The last few years I have help the University of Toronto welcome their new students starting school at their Mississauga campus. This year they had a street party and I was drawing caricatures all night. It is fun to talk to the students and find out how they see their future.

Here is what the client had to say:

Name or Company: UTM Student HousingService provided: Live caricature entertainment

How was your booking experience?: Excellent

How was your project/event experience?: Excellent
Additional Comment: Bruce was great! The students were super excited, it was definitely one of the key parts of our event

Here are a few pictures from the event:

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions offers custom illustration and design services specializing in cartoons and caricatures. Live event caricature entertainment for weddings, corporate events, and parties is part of their regular service. To learn more about Bruce Outridge Productions or book them for your next party visit www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com.

Caricaturing Shelley Uvanile-Hesch of WTFC-Cartoon of the Week

SHELLEY-CARICATURE

The Story Behind the Cartoon

This week’s cartoon is a caricature for the Trucking Industry. I gave a caricature to our first presenter for a seminar series in the trucking industry and it was a big hit so I decided I would do this for all the presenters for 2017. Our second presenter was presented with the gift at the seminar on September 12th 2017. Shelley is the CEO of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada and was the keynote speaker for the event. Thank you to Shelley for a great presentation. Here are a few pics from the event.

 

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions offers custom illustration and design services specializing in caricatures and cartoons. Bruce’s background is in the trucking industry and he is very active in that industry as a speaker, trainer, and entrepreneur. If you would like to hire Bruce to complete your next gift caricature visit his website at www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

A career influenced by Marvin-Cartoon of the Week

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The Story Behind the Cartoon

If you look back on your career it is interesting to see how those early influences have played apart in life. One of my favourite cartoons from the age of around 12 was Marvin by Tom Armstrong. The strip is still available to this day and I used to copy the cartoons out of the paper. Here is one scene from a strip that I copied at the age of thirteen or so. This was how I learned to draw. Thank you to Tom Armstrong and many other great artists for playing a part in my career to this day. Enjoy!

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions offers custom illustration and design services specializing in cartoons and caricatures. Bruce has various cartoons and comics including The Pride Junkie Comic, Highway Blues, and Gymdazzled to name a few. you can learn more about Bruce or hire him for your next project at www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

The Interview-Cartoon of the Week

Media cartoon

The Story Behind the Cartoon

As someone who is not only an artist but entrepreneur with podcasts and now a television show I have interviewed hundreds of people. Some people get nervous as soon as the camera is rolling or the microphone is on. People prepare for the deep in-depth questions but very often mess up on the basics like their name. With that in mind this cartoon was born. Enjoy!

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge is a cartoonist and entrepreneur from Burlington Ontario Canada. His work specializes in caricature and cartoons and he offers custom illustration and design services for clients in advertising and editorial work. To learn more about Bruce and his work visit his website at www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

The Security Cartoon-Cartoon of the Week

The Security Cartoon

The Story Behind the Cartoon

I did this cartoon years ago when dash cams started popping up on everyone’s dash. As they add more electronics into the cab of cars and trucks it gets harder to see out the window. Next time you are passing someone look at where they have their phone placed with a portable mount and you will see what i am talking about. Enjoy!

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions specializes in editorial and advertising cartoons for the transport industry. To learn more about Bruce and his work visit www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

Hip Abductor Cartoon-Cartoon of the Week

Gymdazzled---The-Hip-AbductorThe Story Behind the Cartoon

This cartoon was part of a small strip I did many years ago on going to the gym called Gymdazzled. Most gyms will offer new clients a consultation on the machines. This is my take on being shown a certain machine for hips.

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions offers custom illustration and design services for clients specializing caricatures and cartoons. He produces cartoons for publications and corporate clients. You can learn more about Bruce and his work by visiting his website at www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

Giving someone a car as a gift!-Testimonial

Have you ever given someone a car as a gift? Well unless you are rich giving someone an actual car can be a real challenge. Why not take that exact sentiment and do the next best thing, give them a picture of their favourite car. I recently completed some car caricatures for a client of her husband’s favourite cars for his birthday. We did the illustrations and she had them printed and framed.  If you want to do this in the future getting pictures over the Summer months is best and it makes great presents for Christmas. Sorry I had to say the “C” word. It may be the best way to give someone the car of their dreams.

Here is what the client had to say:

Name or Company: Leslyn Bertrand-Belec

Service provided: Gift caricature

How was your booking experience?: Excellent

How was your project/event experience?: Excellent

Additional Comment: Bruce, thank you so much for the gift caricatures that you did for my husband. They were exactly what I hoped and I know that he will be thrilled to receive them.

Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Here are the completed illustrations:

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions offers custom illustration and design services for clients specializing in caricatures and cartoons. caricature services include gift caricatures, live caricature entertainment, and vehicle caricatures. To learn more about the Company or have them complete your next caricature gift visit www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

Canada Day Parade-Cartoon of the Week

Canada-Day-150-cartoon

Story Behind the Cartoon

This cartoon was done for a magazine in the trucking industry that publishes my cartoons on a monthly basis. I don’t usually comment on politics but it was too was having the politicians so I took a shot. Enjoy the cartoon.

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions offers custom illustration and design services specializing in caricatures and cartoons. Bruce’s work has a special focus on the trucking industry as is featured in many industry publications. To learn more about Bruce Outridge Productions visit their website at www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com

Spring Creek Carriers Equipment Cartoon-Cartoon of the Week

Spring-Creek-Equipment-Ad-Image

The Story Behind the Cartoon

As many of you know I have been in the transportation industry for over 30 years and do a lot of cartooning work for clients to help them market their business. This cartoon was done for my friends over at Spring Creek Carriers for a recruiting campaign. They have great equipment, but many companies don’t unfortunately and wanted to show off the company’s equipment in a humorous way. This was the final image for their postcard campaign. If you are looking for a job in trucking, check out Spring Creek Carriers.

About the Artist

Bruce Outridge Productions specializes in custom illustration and design for clients specializing in caricatures and cartoons. Bruce has a background in the trucking industry and much of his work is for industry clients. To learn more about Bruce Outridge Productions or to book Bruce for your next project visit www.bruceoutridgeproductions.com