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Drawing Caricature Eyes

Drawing Caricature Eyes

By The Caricaturist | Caricature Facts

Creating eyes the caricature way involves a lesson in anatomy. However grotesque a caricature may appear, you will notice the stringent detail that caricaturists often put into the faces and bodies of their subjects. They do not look stiff and awkward which is why studying the human body and its particular parts and movements is […]

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A Brief History of Caricature

A Brief History of Caricature

By The Caricaturist | Caricature Facts

The origins of the word caricature come from the Italian word caricare, which means to exaggerate. Italian artist brothers Annibale and Agostino Carracci used the word on several portraits that they sketched in the 1590s. They said that the caricature portraits were intended for humorous purposes, mocking the artistic concepts they had imparted to their […]

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What is a Caricature?

What is a Caricature?

By The Caricaturist | Caricature Facts

A caricature is an artistic exaggeration of something. It could be a portrait of a person, a drawing of any subject, or another form of artwork. Caricature drawings are one of the most popular art styles thanks to their cartoonish effect which is perfect for media such as newspapers, magazines and comic books. We will […]

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Caricature Drawing

Caricature Drawing

By The Caricaturist | Caricature Facts

You have probably seen someone doing caricature drawing before and you’d like to learn how to do it yourself. Luckily for you, this guide will help you out in understanding how this form of drawing came to be and what makes it so popular today. We will break down the most important facts that you […]

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