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How to Draw Caricatures: The 5 Shapes

How to Draw Caricatures: The 5 Shapes
This series of “How to Draw Caricatures” tutorials are a just a small taste of a larger and much more in-depth book I wrote called The Mad Art of Caricature! The book is 175 full-color pages, lavishly illustrated and contains greatly expanded explanations of the concepts presented in these tutorials, as well and a great deal of additional material on caricaturing other facial features, posture, hands, expression and more, techniques on drawing from live models, doing caricature for freelance illustration and for MAD Magazine. This is a must have book for anyone interested in caricature, cartooning or humorous illustration. You can order it online here. Part One: Basic Theory and the Five Shapes These kinds of things always start out with a definition, but “caricature” is a hard thing to pigeonhole into a single sentence. Likeness- If you can’t tell who it is supposed to be, then it is not successful. Teaching Someone to See The Five Shapes What does that have to do with caricature?

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By Irina: Balloon Art Balloon models, balloon sculptures, balloon origami.. Some people call it balloon animals. I however prefer to call it balloon art... I love the process of creating balloon art from seemingly nothing. Well, if not nothing, but certainly from limply, lifeless, shapeless balloons as the starting point. Drawing Charicature Hands This short tutorial is a just a small taste of a larger and much more in-depth book I wrote called The Mad Art of Caricature! The book is 175 full-color pages, lavishly illustrated and contains greatly expanded explanations of the concepts presented in this tutorials, as well and a great deal of additional material on caricaturing other facial features, posture, hands, expression and more, techniques on drawing from live models, doing caricature for freelance illustration and for MAD Magazine. This is a must have book for anyone interested in caricature, cartooning or humorous illustration.

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