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How to Draw Caricatures: Master the Fine Art of Drawing Parodies, Including Poses and Expressions!

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Amusing, rewarding, and fun, caricaturing is an art form with a difference. In How to draw Caricatures, professional caricaturist Martin Pope guides you through the stages of creating a successful caricature, from pinpointing your subject’s unique features to choosing the best materials and drawing from life. Learn how to do the following and so much more:

Capture the right expression

Use props and clothing

Take your subject to the limit

Digitally enhance your image

Packed with practical advice and inspirational examples, how to draw Caricatures is a must-have for anyone wanting to improve their skills and enjoy themselves along the way!    

Synopsis:

In How to Draw Caricatures, readers will learn to master the art of what makes a person "caricaturistic." Topics include exaggerating proportions and facial characteristics, understanding proportion, and drawing gestures. The book also instructs readers how to create expressions from memory, draw caricatures in profile, render body types and features, and much more. Filled with practical advice and celebrity examples including Will Smith, Nicole Kidman, John Lennon, Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Stiller, Meryl Streep, Elvis Presley, Jack Nicholson, Beyonce, and Angelina Jolie, this book is a must-have for anyone wanting to improve their skills and learn this amusing art form.

About the Author

Martin Pope was born in Singapore in 1958 and has lived in the UK since 1966. Always artistically creative, Martin started drawing recognizable caricatures from the age of 12. Now he is an established freelance illustrator, receiving regular commissions from large corporations, such as JP Morgan, Sony and the Royal Bank of Scotland, as well as in-house and national magazines. Drawing caricatures remains his main love and occupation.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Tools & Materials

Observation & Recognition

The Face Base

Proportions of the Head

Facial Features

Symmetrical & Asymmetrical Faces

The Features in Detail

Hairstyles

Expressions

Sourcing Reference Images

Caricaturing from Memory

Caricature Positions

Caricature by Head Shape

Body Proportions

Posture

Gestures

Props & Clothing

Anthropomorphism

Caricature Extremes

Different Styles & Techniques

Color Rendering

Using Computer Technology

Caricaturing from Life

About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600583001
Author:
Pope, Martin
Publisher:
Walter Foster Publishing
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Art - Cartooning
Subject:
Martin Pope
Subject:
Drawing
Edition Description:
First
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Cartooning
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Drawing
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Illustration

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In How to Draw Caricatures, readers will learn to master the art of what makes a person "caricaturistic." Topics include exaggerating proportions and facial characteristics, understanding proportion, and drawing gestures. The book also instructs readers how to create expressions from memory, draw caricatures in profile, render body types and features, and much more. Filled with practical advice and celebrity examples including Will Smith, Nicole Kidman, John Lennon, Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Stiller, Meryl Streep, Elvis Presley, Jack Nicholson, Beyonce, and Angelina Jolie, this book is a must-have for anyone wanting to improve their skills and learn this amusing art form.

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