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This beginners course will give you a foundation in the creative and technical aspects of all the applications of cartoon art. The skills that you'll learn may be applied to animation, comic books, graphic novels, panel cartoons, humorous illustration, storyboarding or newspaper strips.
Close attention will be paid throughout the course to the work of cartoon masters such as Will Eisner, Robert Crumb, Ronald Searle, Steve Bell, Charles Schultz, Harvey Kurtzmann and many others.
Who should take this course?
This course is geared towards aspiring cartoonists, animators and comic artists of all levels, who wish to acquire, or improve upon existing cartooning skills.
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
Live interactive classrooms:
A certificate of completion:
All our online short courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
You will be taken through all the components of cartoon drawing and illustration, which will include:
You will be required to complete various assignments throughout the course that will incorporate practical applications of the cartoon principles listed above.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Please bring with you to the first session:
This course offers a foundation in the creative and technical applications of cartoon art. The skills learnt may be applied to animation, comic books, graphic novels, panel cartoons, humorous illustration, storyboarding or newspaper strips.