Drawing a blank as a cartoonist isn't really an option. In those situations, you have to draw what you know.
Mark Anderson’s cartoons appear in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, Harvard Business Review, Good Housekeeping, and Forbes.
Anderson is the creator of the popular cartoon website, Andertoons.com, where he licenses his cartoons for presentations, newsletters and other projects.
The cartoonist also creates custom cartoons for companies looking to associate his gentle wit with their products and brands.
He blogs at: Andertoons Cartoon Blog.
He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, son, daughter, dog, cats, and numerous dust bunnies.
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