What is a cartoonist?
A draftsman is an artist who creates drawings manually, on the computer, computer or tablet. This can be for magazines, newspapers, publishers, television and film studios, videos, game companies, and animation studios. His work can also be used in political commentaries, comics, installation guides, and user manuals.
What does a cartoonist do?
Many cartoonists use digital tools to make their drawings, although there are many who still use paper and pencil that are then scanned. A cartoonist can accept commissioned work, or develop their own work to be submitted to publications. They can also work on whole books or series instead of individual cartoons. Some cartoonists regularly make comic strips for publication and may have some job security. Some publishers also keep cartoonists on staff to work in an office setting. Being a cartoonist demands high creativity, since you have to consistently create new and smart ideas.
What is the workplace of a cartoonist like?
Freelance cartoonists generally work from their home studio where they can maintain their own working hours. In some cases, cartoonists keep working hours within an office and regularly contribute to a publication. While they may not be able to set their own hours in that case, the benefits and job stability often outweigh any negatives.