How to Draw a Caricature

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Step by step instructions on how to draw a basic caricature. Every artist has their own style so make sure you find yours and run with it! I usually use a standard black sharpie and a fine tip sharpie for details, feel free to explore whatever material you are comfortable with.

Tips:

-Exaggerate features that stand out right away (i.e. eyes, jaw, nose, mouth, ears, etc.), don't be afraid to make things crazy.

-Don't get too worked up if it doesn't look like the person right away. Continue to draw all features and keep working on it!!

-Practice practice practice

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    seamster

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Very nice! I have loads of respect for anyone with the talent for capturing likenesses in caricatures. Thanks for sharing these tips.

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    CammonkKodaL

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    It takes practice. I had to do a lot of self research and studies on caricatures. Keep practicing, I'm sure you'll get it soon enough :)