How to Draw Caricatures

Master the fine art of drawing parodies, including poses and expressions!

By Martin Pope
(Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781600583001, 128pp.)

Publication Date: January 2013

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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.

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.

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