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Christmas Commission Complete

Christmas Commission Complete

  Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 I’m off this week from my day-job and I’m catching up on a lot of commissions and finished phase one of this Christmas-themed family caricature. I’m very pleased with it and will probably be writing a case study on it this week too. So stay tuned for that.   […]

Case Study 002: Poema

Case Study 002: Poema

  Posted: Sunday, November 22, 2015 Case Study 002: Poema I’d like to start off by encouraging you to watch the “Forget You in LA” video and then strongly encourage you to buy Poema’s Pretty Speeches EP.  The Subject I have been listening to and following Poema since they became a band in 2008. I have probably seen them perform […]

New Caricature of Heather Langenkamp (as Nancy Thompson)

New Caricature of Heather Langenkamp (as Nancy Thompson)

      Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2015 Halloween is coming up and that means it’s time for all the great movie monsters! Probably one of the most recognized is Freddy Krueger and the most recognized protagonist (and first one to defeat him) is the adorable, strong, courageous Nancy Thompson (played by Heather Langenkamp).

New Caricature in of Tobey Maguire (circa Spider-Man 3)

New Caricature in of Tobey Maguire (circa Spider-Man 3)

  Posted: Sunday, October 18, 2015 It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything since my hiatus was announced, BUT I have been working really hard behind-the-scences to get some new caricatures finished. Here is one of them that I took from a sketch up to a final digital rendering.

006: Tracing Paper Can Help You Correct Mistakes in Your Caricature

006: Tracing Paper Can Help You Correct Mistakes in Your Caricature

Posted: Sunday, September 13, 2015   I had a brilliant instructor in college that used two sayings often in his classes. One he would use in our illustration class when we would make a mistake on an illustration that we were fairly far along with; he would say, “You drew it once, you can draw […]

003: The Basic Tools Needed for Making Caricatures

Posted: Sunday, August 02, 2015   In the film The Mask of Zorro, there is an older Zorro who is trying to teach a younger, eager disciple who is wanting to take up the mantle to fight the main antagonist(s). The younger Zorro is very zealous and wants to jump into this large world of […]