Cartoonist is the one who draws still cartoons, which are usually meant to be humorous. The cartoons are often featured in print publications like magazines and newspapers as well as online publications like blogs and websites.
- Editorial Cartoonist
- Digital Cartoonist
- Comic Writer
Scripter or Illustrator
Minimum qualification 10+2
- Artistic and technical skills - Talent for drawing - Understanding of the tools and mediums involved in cartooning - Good writing skills - Knowledge of current activities - Excellent communication skills
Courses to be pursued
- Bachelor’s degree in drawing
animation or other related degree.
- Master’s in fine art
- Diploma or certificate in Art and craft
National Institute of Design Ahemdabad
Address: Paldi Ahmedabad Gujarat 380007
VIT University, Vellore
Address: Vandalur Kelambakkam Road Chennai Tamil Nadu 600127
Cartoonists mostly work alone. Works on different projects. They attend meetings to brainstorm ideas. Troubleshoot problems and some self-employed cartoonists have the additional stress of paying business bills and taxes, keeping their records in order, and generating more work to maintain their incomes.
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Kesava Shankara Pillai
Kesava Shankara Pillai who is very well known as Shankar, was a very talented Indian cartoonist. He is also considered as the father of political cartooning in India.
Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman
Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman was the most renowned Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist. He is famous for his creation The Common Man and for his daily cartoon strip, "You Said It" which is published in The Times of India.