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.

Career Options

  • - - Editorial Cartoonist - Digital Cartoonist - Inker
  • - Penciler
  • - Colourist
  • - Letterer - Comic Writer
  • - Scripter or Illustrator

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - 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
  • illustration
  • fine art
  • painting
  • animation or other related degree. - Master’s in fine art - Diploma or certificate in Art and craft

Top Colleges

  • VIT University, Vellore Address: Vandalur Kelambakkam Road Chennai Tamil Nadu 600127 Phone: 04439931555 Website:

Working Conditions

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.

Top Companies

  • Digitoonz Address: C-29 2nd floor Sector 6 Noida Rd Uttar Pradesh 201301 Phone: 01204107048 Website: