HOLDCROFT Tina

HOLDCROFT Tina

Born: Stoke-on-Trent England. She immigrated to Toronto, Canada with her parents when she was twelve years old.

She is the illustrator of several children’s books and has drawn illustrations in many national and international magazines and newspapers, including Owl where she illustrated the “Dr. Zed” series plus miscellaneous features from Summer 1983 till Summer 1994 when Owl changed publishers.

She partnered with Warren Clements to create the cartoon strip “Hizzoner” which was a satire of Mayor John Sewell and Toronto municipal politics.

WORK:

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK TEXT:

Content dictionary & Cover book front:

Scuttlebutt… Expressions of Nautical Nature. Writ., Teri Degler. Western Producer Prairie Books, 1989.

Straight From The Horse’s Mouth … And Other Animal Expressions. Writ., Teri Degler. Western Producer Prairie Books, 1989.

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content experiments:

Energy Matters. Ontario Ministry of Energy/Owl Magazine, 1992: “Energy Changes” (Dr. Zed): 4-5, and “ Dr. Zed’s Mini-Greenhouse”:19.

Cover book wrap around:

Energy Matters. Ontario Ministry of Energy/Owl Magazine, 1992.

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC:

Content experiments:

Owl …: “ Dr. Zed’s …” Consultant Gordon Penrose. …. Young Naturalist Foundation
8-6, Sum. 1983: “… Water Show Pt I: 7, Pt II: 26.

8-10: December 1983: “… Stunt Plane”: 10-11.

10-7, Sept. 1985: “… Hall Of Mirrors”: 26-27.

10-8, October 1985: “… Jelly Pops.” 10-11.

11-1, January 1986: “… Magic Mud”: 8-9.

11-5, May 1986: “… Puffa-chute”: 24-25.

11-8, Oct. 1986: “… See-all Cat’s Eyes”: 10-11.

11-10, Dec. 1986: “… Magic Balancing Wand”: 10-11.

12-1, January 1987: “… Electric Horses”: 12-13.

12-3, March 1987: “… Magnetic Hill”: 10-11.

12-5, May 1987: “… Animal Kite”: 10-11.

12-6, Summer 1987: “…Elephant Whistle”: 12-13.

12-9, Nov. 1987: “… asks “Do You Have ESP?”: 8-9.

13-1, January 1988: “… Green Sheep”: 8-9.

13-2, Feb. 1988: “… Valentine Hearts”: 10-11.

13-3, March 1988: “… Magic Propeller”: 8-9.

16-1, Jan. 1991: “… Balloon On The Move”: 1-11.

16-8, Oct. 1991: “… Mini-Volcano”: 8-9.

17-8, Oct. 1992” “… Moving Window”: 8-9.

17-10, Dec. 1992: “…No-Soil-Mini-Garden”: 10-11.

18-2, Feb. 1993: “… Flying Thread Machine.” 26-27.

18-5 May 1993: “… Plant Sprayer”: 20-21.

18-6, Sum. 1993: “…Twirling Mini-copter”: 9-8.

19-1, Jan. 1994: “… Pinhole Viewer”: 10-11.

19-3, March 1994: “… Gluey Bouncer”: 10-11.

19-4, April 1994: “… Goes North”: 8-9. Interview.

19-5, May 1994: “… Collapsing Building”: 18-19

Owl, 19-6, Summer 1994: “ Dr. Zed’s Satellite Balloon”. Consultant Gordon Penrose: 18-19. Owl Communications.

Owl, 21-7, September, 1996: “Dr. Zed’s Exploding Egg” Consultant Gordon Penrose: 22-23. Owl Communications.

Content information:

Owl …: “…” Writ., Jay Ingram. Except where otherwise noted. Young Naturalist Foundation
8-4, April 1983: “Pigeon Go Home: The Mysteries of Bird Navigation”: 12-13.

8-6, Summer 1983: “Bicycle Olympics”: 14. Idea from Raymond Schuessler.

9-3, March 1984: “Do Birds Have Teeth?”: 8-9. Various authors.

Content games:

Owl …: “…”…Young Naturalist Foundation
8-6, Summer 1983: “Follow The Maze”: 2-2. 9-1 January 1984: “Crazy Veggies”: 28-29.
Tree House Discovery Magazine for Families, … : “…”: …. A supplement in Owl Summer 1993. Young Naturalist Foundation
Summer 1993: “Ottawa: A Capital Family Holiday.” 12-14.

Spring 1994: “Cooking Together”: 18

May/June 1994: “Neighbours”: 3, 8, 10, 11; “Cooking Together”: 12.

WRITER & ILLUSTRATOR:

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC:

Content story:

chickadee, 9-3, Mar. 1987: “The Tortoise and the Hare.” Adapt. From Aesop: 20-21.

SOURCE:

Article book:

Scuttlebutt… Expressions of Nautical Nature. Western Producer Prairie Books, 1989: “About the illustrator”: 115.

GALLERY:

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\H\HOLDCRAFT Tina Scuttlebutt, 1989, fc.jpgScuttlebutt, 1989: Front cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\H\HOLDCRAFT Tina, Staight From The Horse's Mouth, 1989, fc.jpgStraight From The Horse’s Mouth, 1989: Front cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\H\HOLDCROFT Tina, Energy Matters, 1992, c 2.jpg C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\H\HOLDCROFT Tina, Energy Matters, 1992, c 1.jpg Energy Matters. Ontario Ministry of Energy/Owl Magazine, 1992.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\H\HOLDCROFT Tina, Energy Matters, 1992, 19_0001.jpgEnergy Matters. 1992: Dr. Zed’s Mini-Greenhouse”:19.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\H\HOLDCRAFT, Tina, Owl, 19-8, Summer 1994, 18.jpg  C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\H\HOLDCRAFT, Tina, Owl, 19-8, Summer 1994, 19.jpg  Owl, 19-6, Summer 1994: 18-19.