Topic: characature

Caricature of Alligator man of the bayou

Here is a fun caricature by Keimo, based loosely on the Paul Hogan character Crocodile Dundee.

In this case the customer provided the background image  of a bayou for the art  of the man in an alligator skin jacket to sit on perfectly!

Keimo’s art is notable for its great rendering, and levels of exaggeration, though this example is probably the least exaggerated of what he does. While not completely evident in this example, there is great aspects of deatil, like the smoke from the cigarette, the patterning of the jacket and the detail in they eys.  See more of Keimo’s works here

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caricature of man in alligator clothing in front of swamp

 

Caricature 3D model of Obama and Putin

Hogueras, satirical structures made of cardboard portraying current events and personalities, of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama in Alicante, June 23, 2014. Photo by AFP

Playing chess with world politics

Known as Fogueres de Sant Joan, in the Valencia region of Spain, between the 20-24 of June each year, Alicante comes alive with one of the most memorable street parties Spain has to offer.

Day 1 “La Plantà” is he day where each monument or effigy is erected and categorized by the judges. The children’s effigies are judged in the morning and the rest in the afternoon evening. Traditionally each statue has to be finished and erected in one day in order to avoid disqualification. The statues are erected by a group of people that have participated in the construction of the statues.

A fun way to use caricatures!

Evolution of a caricature

Here is a recent artwork completed by artist Harry.

The customer is a big fan of Aladdin and Jasmine and wrote:

“I want the girl in the photo wearing Jasmine’s costume and the male in the photo wearing Aladdin’s costume. I’ve sent those pictures also to show you which costumes i want. Please make Aladdin’s costume more white.”

This set of four images shows how a caricature evolves from an image and an idea to a final caricature. Click to enlarge :)

caricature development

 

Fun caricature

Here is a fun caricature by John. This images includes all the requests of the customer – which is what makes having a caricature created such a great idea – it is 100% custom!!

unique gift idea caricature

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Getting into the new year – caricatures here we come!!

I hope everyone had a great Christmas/New Year break. In some parts of the world it seems weather was the greatest focus, even overshadowing gifts and get-togethers.

So the New Year brings with it renewed hope and a renewed focus on many things, including gifts! At this time of year??

While the big gift giving time seems to be behind us, the early part of the year also presents many gift-giving opportunities.

Often this come from people retiring or moving jobs – caricatures provide wonderful scope for a truly personalised gift that cannot be matched by anything else. How else can you include someone’s traits, quirks, interests and life influences all in one gift?

Our caricatures are total custom. We don’t start with templates, though some customers say a scene just like the one on the artist’s sample page.

And why do people love getting caricatures? Interestingly it seems they like to see how other people see them. They like the bit of quirkiness, and the thought that has often gone into the extra elements to make a good picture great!

So think about who you can give a caricature gift to this year – the opportunities are endless…birthdays, weddings, invitations, retirement, moving job, staff profile pics…

Here is a small selection of some recent work that shows the awesome diversity of styles we can provide to suit everyone!

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