About James

James Mellor is a Cartoonist and Freelance Writer.

James launched James Mellor Creative in 2012 to help people turn their ideas into usable, engaging and memorable content. The business is built around his three areas of expertise; cartoon illustrations, research and writing. In these areas, he has worked with large institutions, SMEs, startups and individuals to get their unique messages across in print, online and via social media.

He is an award winning-cartoonist whose illustrations have featured in Private Eye, The Spectator, The Critic, and The Sunday Telegraph.  He is a member of the UK Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation and sits on the board of the British Cartoonists’ Association.  

His cartoons have been exhibited at the London Cartoon Show (2019), the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival (2019-23) and have been used in charity fundraising and awareness campaigns for Amnesty International, DKMS, and Harlequins Rugby.

 James is the author/illustrator of Drawn From HistoryBrexit: A Drawn out Process, Quarantoons.   He has illustrated over 20 books for other authors, is a Freeman of the Company of Communicators and is the Honorary Historian to The Company of Entrepreneurs.

James Mellor cartoonist