Exaggerating facial features is the essence of a caricature. Caricature artists take what is perceived to be a distinguishing feature and perhaps even a flaw and focus their entire digital creation on it. Done successfully, observers will easily be able to recognize the subject of the artwork. Some caricatures are created for entertainment purposes, some serve to make a political statement.
Many artists can create a visual likeness of a person’s face, but drawing a caricature is a tough skill to teach. The artist must be able to recognize that certain facial features will change in appearance when viewed from different angles. The successful caricature artist will also be attuned to the relationship that facial features have with each other along with the shape of the face. Below are ten awesome caricatures of famous faces, you’ll likely recognize with ease.