The Mad Art Of Caricature! : A Serious Guide To Drawing Funny Faces
- Number of Pages: 175
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
In The Mad Art of Caricature, award-winning caricaturist and illustrator Tom Richmond shares his secrets to creating great caricatures, drawing on his 25 years of knowledge teaching live caricature techniques and producing award-winning humorous illustrations and caricatures for publications, books, advertising, video games, film, television animation, and clients like MAD Magazine. Loaded with everything from standard theories and drawing instruction to professional tips and tricks, this book consists of a thing for novices and experts alike. He takes the reader on an artistic journey, examining what actually makes a caricature successful, what to look for in a face, and the way to draw it. You will also learn the best way to apply this skill, whether it's drawing live, theme-park-style caricatures, or creating caricature for publication work.
The Mad Art of Caricature! With over 500 illustrations, it's the definitive guide to the art of caricature. is probably one of the most comprehensive and total how-to guide on the art of caricature ever published.
This master class of a book unlocks the secrets employing the caricaturist's unholy craft, rendering them so easy to grasp that any idiot can soon be drawing just like Tom Richmond, assuming, of course, that the idiot is as fabulously talented as Tom Richmond. GARRY TRUDEAU, creator of Doonesbury Good luck with that.
Learning to draw is a challenge. Tom Richmond is a blowtorch of caricature genius with the drawing touch of a Holbein. You've come to the best place. Having lessons before you from a Master will smooth the road and define the way. C. F. PAYNE, caricature illustrator, painter and MAD Magazine cover artist
Tom Richmond is truly an extremely fine artist and his caricatures are wonderful. They will probably be enthusiastic about how he thinks, what he looks for in the face, how he sees the men and ladies he draws, and what tends to make them unique. MORT DRUCKER, MAD Magazine caricaturist, cartoonist and illustrator Anyone who enjoys the art of caricature will want to study this book and see his excellent artwork.
This is very easily one of many most comprehensive, enlightening and provocative books on the art of caricature that s ever been written from what the author tells me. WEIRD AL YANKOVIC, famously weird musician and songwriter I hope to study it someday.
As a cartoonist, I can write humor and draw funny but when it comes to very good caricatures, that is hard! SERGIO ARAGONES, MAD Magazine cartoonist and creator of Groo The Wanderer I wish I could have had Tom's book earlier in my profession.
After studying Tom's great book, I am now going to try charging $800 per smiley face. More if I color it in. JEFF DUNHAM, superstar comedian and ventriloquist
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