28.02.15 | Introduction to Drawing Caricatures and Editorial Cartoons (One Day – Saturday)

Course Name:

Introduction to Drawing Caricatures and Editorial Cartoons

Entry Requirements:

This introductory course is aimed at those with good basic drawing skills who have an interest in caricatures and editorial cartoons.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course participants will be able to draw caricatures for events or magazines. Participants will also learn how to approach editorial cartoons.

Course Content:

This course will cover the basics of drawing caricatures, live demonstrations, marketing tips, how to promote yourself etc.

Tutor Information:

Following graduation from Ballyfermot College in 1989, Niall worked as an animator for many years on shows, shorts and features, such as ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, ‘All Dogs Go To Heaven’ and Give Up Yer Aul Sins.’ In the year 2000 Niall quit animation to follow his true passion of doing caricatures full time. Widely regarded as the No1 caricaturist in Ireland, Niall enjoys sell-out exhibitions and has appeared on numerous Radio and TV programs including the Saturday Night Show and The Late Late Show and is currently the cartoonist for the Irish Independent Newspaper.

Date & Times:

Saturday 28th February from 9.30am-4.30pm.


Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (http://gec.ie/directions-and-map).


Non Members: 65 Euro, Members: 50 Euro

Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order made payable to Animation Skillnet C/O Dublin Business Innovation Centre.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an email to animationskillnet@dublinbic.ie

Deadline for Applications:

Wednesday, 25th February.

Course Information


Course Instructor

GarethLee GarethLee Author
This course does not have any sections.