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Caricaturing Made Simple

Caricaturing Made Simple

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Caricatures of politicians are commonly used in editorial cartoons. . A caricature is really a marriage between portrait drawing in cartoon drawing. Caricatures can be insulting or complimentary and can serve a political purpose or be drawn solely for entertainment. Knowing 'what is a caricature' is the first thing you're going to need to understand in order to create some nice looking drawings.A caricature can refer to a portrait that exaggerates or distorts the essence of a person or thing to create an easily identifiable visual likeness In literature. The difference between caricature and portrait drawing is that the proportions of the face are a lot cartoonier and the style is much simpler. The features of the face become exaggerated in order to give a more "funny" appearance. a caricature is a description of a person using exaggeration of some characteristics and oversimplification of others. while caricatures of movie stars are often found in entertainment magazines. How it's different from cartoon drawing is that the picture should look like a real person even though it is exaggerated.

in which the subject's distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect. especially pictorial or literary. . So in order to keep the likeness you must minimize features that are minimized on the subject and maximize the features that are maximized on the subject. 3. This distortion is difficult because the features of the subject are what makes the subject recognizable. The key difference between caricature and drawing a portrait of someone is the intentional distortion of the subject in caricature. A representation. -chr) n.What is caricature? Here's a dictionary definition of caricature: car·i·ca·ture (kr-k-chr. The art of creating such representations. A grotesque imitation or misrepresentation: The trial was a caricature of justice. 1. then you run the risk of loosing the likeness of the subject. when you start fooling around with these features. 2.

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