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012: Using Hand Lettering and Type as a Texture

012: Using Hand Lettering and Type as a Texture

    Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2016   Highlights, Takeaways, Quick Wins 1. Adding texture to your caricature gives it more visual interest. 2. It’s easy to overdo textures and make your piece look messy. Don’t add textures just for the sake of adding textures; make sure adding them has a purpose. 3. Experiment with typography and hand lettering […]

Case Study 005: Screen Junkies

Case Study 005: Screen Junkies

  Posted: Saturday, May 07, 2016   Prologue I’ve mentioned it before, but I am a huge Screen Junkies fan. One day we were watching one of their programs, Movie Fights. On their set they often have fan-art from people all around the world that is pretty clever and is either movie related or Screen […]

News & Updates: Tribute Caricature of Prince

News & Updates: Tribute Caricature of Prince

  Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2016   It’s been two weeks since the legendary Prince passed away. When I heard the news I was shocked. I mean, death is something that people don’t plan for and I think we all like to think everyone is going to have a deathbed moment and accidents and tragedies […]

011: Mixing Traditional and Digital Techniques When Creating Caricatures

011: Mixing Traditional and Digital Techniques When Creating Caricatures

  Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2016   Highlights, Takeaways, Quick Wins 1. It’s good to constantly be expanding your skills by learning new techniques. 2. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different techniques; being uncomfortable is good because it means growth and not stagnation. 3. Focus on what you can take away from learning something […]

010: Collaboration in Creating Caricatures

Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 Highlights, Takeaways, Quick Wins 1. Collaboration is not having 100% control and requires trust. 2. Instead of being frustrated by the lack of control in collaborating you need to see the beauty in it. 3. Collaboration is utilizing people’s best skills to serve the project and not your ego. 4. […]

So I did caricatures of the Screen Junkies crew (no biggie)!

So I did caricatures of the Screen Junkies crew (no biggie)!

  Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016   So a few months ago I sent a copy of my Tony Todd caricature as Candyman to Screen Junkies studio in hopes that they would put it on their fan art wall — I was even able to get it autographed by Tony Todd too! What I ended […]

Case Study 004: Nick Mundy

Case Study 004: Nick Mundy

  Posted: Sunday, February 21, 2016   The Subject I’m a huge Screen Junkies fan. I stumbled upon their YouTube channel about 3 years ago when my wife was at work. She was working late and I was messing around on her iPad and looking up movie trailers. I saw something called Honest Trailers for […]

008: Overcoming the Challenges of Caricaturing a Newborn

008: Overcoming the Challenges of Caricaturing a Newborn

  Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2016 My wife recently had our first baby, a little baby girl. Since my wife got pregnant I have been thinking about making the baby’s announcement card. I knew that I would probably want to do a caricature or some type of illustration of my baby that I could send out […]