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Andertoons Professional Cartooning Workshop

Famed cartoonist Mark Anderson is holding a cartooning workshop in May.

I’m pleased to announce the very first Andertoons Professional Cartooning Workshop!

It’s a full weekend of in-depth cartooning with me. We’ll cover everything from writing great gags to the nuts and bolts of selling cartoons.

You’ll leave educated, energized and inspired to achieve your personal and professional cartooning goals.

It’s going to be held May 2-3, 2020 at the Homewood Inn & Suites in Schaumburg, IL.
It’s now being held May 16-17, 2020 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Schaumburg, IL.
Class will be from 9:00 AM – Noon and 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM both days.

The workshop is limited to 10 cartoonists, so make sure to grab your spot before they’re gone!


Among the topics covered:


  • Research, free association, topic choices
  • Editing for clarity, brevity, and impact
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Group writing exercises
  • Individual critique, advice & encouragement


  • Layout and composition
  • Finding and improving your style
  • Tools and techniques for efficiency
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Group art exercises
  • Individual critique, advice & encouragement


  • Building a website that works
  • Search engine optimization
  • Marketing yourself on and offline
  • Running a small business
  • Why you need to fail

All the details at Andertoons.

Community Comments

#1 Michael Marks
@ 4:43 pm

This workshop sounds perfect. Great agenda and it looks like it will be taught by Mark Anderson himself. I think he has a handle on cartooning in today’s world. I’m signing up!
Michael Marks,

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