Monthly Archives: March 2016

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The Memorial of Caen

United Sketches has the fully support of The Mémorial of Caen as its official sponsor which made many of our unique International and professional projects possible. From the origins of the second World War to the end of the cold war, Mémorial paths take you through the events and explain what became the terrible story of the 20th century. The Mémorial de Caen and the Arromanches 360 circular cinema comprise today the leading memorial centre of Europe, with 630,000 annual visitors. Constantly renewed over the past ten years, today’s Mémorial is at the heart of reflection on the role of History in society. Caen, a martyred city of liberation, bombed in the summer of 1944, undoubtedly deserved a fitting tribute for the suffering it endured. Homage was indeed paid, but done in a spirit of Reconciliation, which remains the running theme of the Mémorial. This spirit, unique to the Mémorial […]

Daryl Cagle

For the past 35 years, Daryl has been one of America’s most prolific cartoonists. He worked for 15 years with Jim Henson’s Muppets, illustrating scores of books, magazines, calendars, and all manner of products. Daryl still sees pigs, frogs, Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock characters when he closes his eyes. Daryl worked for many years as an advertising illustrator, doing cartoon campaigns for such clients as Discover Card, McDonalds, Sega and General Foods Post Cereals. Daryl drew a syndicated comic called “True!” in the 1990’s for Tribune Media Services. He worked as the editorial cartoonist in Hawaii, then drew for the Washington Post’s Slate.com site before ending up as the cartoonist for MSNBC.com. In 2001, Daryl started a new syndicate, Cagle Cartoons, Inc. (www.caglecartoons.com), which distributes the cartoons of sixty editorial cartoonists and fourteen columnists to more than 850 subscribing newspapers in the United States and around the world, including […]