I am a cartoon illustrator, living and working in Cape Town, South Africa.

I draw and illustrate cartoons for all types of media, from comic strips, corporate and commercial cartoons to children's books.
I am also the co-creator of the comic strips Treknet, Koos, Mama Taxi, Ripples and Brak, which have been published in various newspapers and magazines throughout South Africa, Namibia and the USA.
You can follow me on Facebook at Gavin Thomson Cartoons and Illustrations (or click on the picture below right) or on Instagram at Gavin Thomson Cartoonist for more regular updates.

If there is anything you would like to buy, almost everything is for sale, just contact me via my email to discuss and confirm availability.

Thank you for your support. Gavin

23 Nov 2020

New Print!
The Epic Wave! This epic A1(59.5cm 85cm) surf print features 749 individual surfers, kite boarders, Sup’ers, kayakers, long boarders, body boarders and one particularly famous South African known for a rather epic adventure of his own. (can you spot him?) This is an edition of 500 prints, printed using a 12 colour fine art Epson printer with pigment ink on 210gsm HP Matte paper. and comes with a letter of authenticity, signed and numbered. R1 800 (unframed)

13 Nov 2020

Lockdown 2020, remember that? No slip-slops (flip-flops to the rest of you) no cigarettes or alcohol! πŸ·πŸ™€ We ran rings around our flats and gardens, we brewed our own beer and grew our own ‘smokes’ 🚬 πŸ’¨ We took up painting and music and various other creative endeavors, we zoomed, we groomed, we clapped our hands and sang from our balconies, but most of all, we overcame. This limited edition archival print is the perfect memento, lest we forget what we all went through in the 2020 Lockdown. Available as an A3 (R900) A2 (R1200) and A1 (R1500) GiclΓ©e print. Printed using a 12 colour fine art Epson printer with pigment ink on 210gsm HP Matte paper. Each print is hand signed and numbered 1 to 500 and comes with a letter of authenticity. Drop me an email at bluebeetlecartoons@gmail.com to order a copy before the Christmas πŸŽ„ rush. πŸŽ…πŸ˜πŸ‘ . . . . . . . #lockdown #covid_19 #pandemic #cartoon #print #limitededition #memento #giclee #lockdown2020 #lockdownsouthafrica #stayinghomesaveslives #stayinghometoflattenthecurve #flattenthecurve #humour #funny #cartoonist #gavinthomson #gavinthomsoncartoonsandillustrations #christmas #giftideas