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Drawing Caricatures

By Doug Eyre

ISBN: 9781861269515
PUBLISHED: 2007
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 165 caricatures and 11 black & white photographs

Caricature is an old-age art form that uses exaggeration to make a satirical or humorous point. It is, however, underpinned by strong technical principles. Drawing Caricatures explains those principles through step-by-step instruction moving from observation to simple aspects of drawing, and then to caricaturing the face feature by feature.

Topics covered include: Tools, mediums and materials from quill pen to digitized imaging Understand different types of caricature and their role 'Drop the detail' and identify three key features to capture a likeness Break down a caricature into features Add bodies, artefacts and props Understand the model's character as an integral part of the picture Commercial avenues for caricaturists

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