Cartooning and illustration courses with Fintan Taite in Dublin

Do You Cartoon? Fintan Taite's cartooning and illustration course

Via Illustrators Ireland, I learn that Fintan Taite is running 10 week night classes in illustration and cartooning at the Bray Institute of Further Education (Wednesdays from 26 September, 7.30-9.30pm, costs €120) and Newpark Adult Education Centre in Blackrock (Thursdays from 26 September, 7.30-9.30pm, costs €130). The classes will cover editorial cartooning, picture book illustration, drawing comics, character design, and the practical side of life as a commercial artist. For further information, email Fintan on

UPDATE: Fintan contacted us with some insight on the course:

This Autumn Dublin cartoonist and Illustrators Ireland Member Fintan Taite will be teaching his successful night class in Cartooning and Illustration in two different venues, Newpark Adult Education Centre in Blackrock Co. Dublin and at the Bray Institute of further education.
To see Fintan’s work visit his website and blog at

The course is designed by Fintan and introduces students to the art and practice of cartooning and illustration. Instruction will be given on the tools,techniques and skills required to produce professional standard work in both areas.

Students will learn how to develop concepts and produce work from rough sketches to finished artwork. Project work will be assigned throughout the course and will be based on  real briefs completed throughout Fintan’s career. Classes will examine the areas of editorial cartooning for magazines and newspapers, picture book illustration, drawing for comic books, character design, advertising work and the practical side of life as a commercial artist.

Beginners and advanced students are welcome!

If you have any questions about the content of the course you can contact Fintan at