Sunday, August 21, 2016

Cover Art for 1990 Playboy Presents SEX and Other Late-Night Laughs

In addition to Doug's full-page color cartoons appearing in Playboy magazine since the September 1964 issue, his work was also selected for Playboy Press Special Edition publications.

Playboy Presents SEX and Other Late-Night Laughs (8 x 10 1/2 format) in 1990 featured Doug's cartoon on the cover; caption:

"Gee, Eldon, doesn't the moon make you feel romantic."


To see more of Doug's Playboy cartoons, preliminary pencil and color roughs and original art, visit:



(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Playboy Gag Rough Rejects - Enjoy!

To see more of Doug's gag roughs, visit the Doug Sneyd Premium Gallery at:





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Star Weekly Magazine Illustration

Years before Doug's first full-page color cartoon was published in Playboy (September 1964, p. 205) he had a successful career as an illustrator with major Canadian textbook publishers, the Toronto Star (Canada's highest circulation newspaper) and a number of Canadian magazines.

Doug illustrated Gift from Selena, starting on p. 10, in the November 5, 1960 issue of The Star Weekly Magazine; the illustration was also featured on the cover.



(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Fan Frames Doug's Marilyn Monroe Limited Edition Print

Doug always appreciates seeing how fans frame his work; I wanted to share how a fan from Illinois framed Doug's 11 x 17 limited edition print of Marilyn Monroe.


(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)

August 1972 Playboy Cover

Great cover - the Rabbit was having a fun day at the beach.  Doug's full-page color cartoon was published on p. 115.


(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)

Sunday, July 31, 2016

July/August 2009 Playboy Issue: Doug's Wet T-Shirt Contest Cartoon

Doug's full-page color cartoon on p. 37 of the July/August 2009 issue of Playboy was also reproduced on p. 65 in The Art of Doug Sneyd, published by Dark Horse Books.  

caption:  "Yeah, Mom, it's pretty hot here.  But don't worry.  I'm getting lots of water."

After 2 successful hardcover print runs, the 248-page book is now available in a softcover edition (same 9 x 12 format) from local booksellers as well as online through:



Notice changes Doug made to the final art from the approved gag rough (size:  8 1/2 x 11).


Early pencil rough (size:  5 3/4 x 7 1/2) on medium tracing vellum.



To see more of Doug's Playboy originals, preliminary pencil and color roughs and original art, visit the Doug Sneyd Premium Gallery at:


(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)

Pollution: 1970s News Cartoons

In addition to working on textbook and magazine illustrations, advertising art, portraits and full-page color cartoons in Playboy over the decades, Doug's single-panel Doug Sneyd news cartoons appeared daily in newspapers throughout North America for nearly 20 years, starting in the mid-1960s.






(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)