Cartoons and Caricatures Workshop

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This workshop will introduce you to cartoon character creation and the principles of caricaturing. You'll learn how to find your own style and gain confidence in cartooning and producing quick live caricatures.

Time permitting the course will cover:
- cartoon character creation, including facial feature placement, facial expressions and other cartooning techniques such as word balloons, hands and backgrounds.
- caricaturing, including drawing people from basic shapes, drawing each other and "quick draw" style caricaturing, principles of caricaturing and also finding your own style.
- cartooning and drawing/caricaturing live

This course is not suitable for participants under 16 years of age.

Course ID BRU1240
Price $165.00 (GST included)
Start date Saturday, 10 February 2018
Finish date Saturday, 10 February 2018
Sessions 1 session of 7 hours
Time 9.30am - 4.30pm
Tutor Andrew Hore
Location CIT Bruce
Status Module is finished.


All materials provided. Please bring your own lunch as the canteen is closed on weekends. There are tea and coffee facilities as well a fridge and microwave available for use on the day.

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"Was fun, and Andrew is an excellent teacher. I wish the course was longer."
"Lots of fun and energy." Jemma

About your tutor:
Andrew Hore is a cartoonist with over 17 years experience in running workshops for all ages. He provides community-based programs and courses throughout Canberra and NSW.
He has contributed to Australian MAD Magazine, produced comic strips for the Canberra Times and other national newspapers, the Canberra Raiders and the NRL. Andrew has also provided illustrations for magazines and books, and produced activity style posters that have been circulated to schools and colleges around Australia.

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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  • PO Box 226
  • Jamison ACT 2614
  • Canberra, Australia

Physical Address

  • J Block, Room J013
  • Vowels Crescent
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bruce Campus
  • Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Canberra, Australia

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