A cartoonist is an artist who designs animations either manually or with the help of digital devices. This could be for magazines, newspapers, TV and Film studios, video games, comic strips, etc. They deal with animated characters.
Mentors from the field
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Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.
Career prospects & criteria
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B.F. A or B.SC/B. Animation and Graphics
Diploma Fine Arts/ Diploma Animation
M.A. Fine Arts/ M.A. Fine Arts and Painting
What you need to get started
Developing a unique style of your own
The skill to communicate effectively just through drawings
Ability to attract the reader's attention
Use of wit, satire, humour and other themes
Being observant of surroundings for ideas and inspiration
Good interpersonal skills to interact with editors, clients etc.
Ability to use a wide variety of mediums such as charcoal, ink, watercolours, digital art etc.
The skill of writing and balancing text and image
Human anatomy knowledge for drawing gestures