Back To The Drawing Board, back cover.
Attended art school for two years then in 1980 at the age of 21years began freelancing full time. He did a weekly sports cartoon for the Calgary Sun, then progressed to a daily cartoon.. In 1985, he began appearing nationally in The Hockey News.
He began his own sports cartoon syndicate.
In April 1985, began filling in for Susan Dewar on the Calgary Sun’s editorial page.
BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:
Content editorial cartoon:
Portfoolio, The Year 85 In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux & Alan King. Writ., Charles Gordon. Ludcom Inc. 1985.
Portfoolio, The Year 86 In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux. Writ., Charles Gordon. Ludcom Inc. 1986.
Portfoolio, The Year 87 In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Ludcom Inc. 1987.
1988 Portfoolio, The Year In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Charles Gordon. Eden Press. 1988.
BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:
Content panel & Cover book front:
Elston Back To The Drawing Board. Polestar Press Ltd. 1991.
Elston’s Hat Trick. Polestar Press Ltd. 1993.
Elston Short Handed. Polestar Press Ltd. 1995.
You Might Be From Alberta If …. MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc., 2015.
Portfoolio, The Year 85 In Canadian Caricature,1985: “Dave Elston”: 202.
Elston Short Handed, 1995: ‘Dave Elston”: Back cover.
Elston’s Hat Trick, Front cover.
Back To The Drawing Board, Back cover.
Elston’s Hat Trick, Back cover.