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Christmas Gifts - A Custom Caricature

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Christmas is coming and you cannot lose your chance to make the most memorable gift to your family and friends this year.

A caricature is one of the very few gifts that can capture your gift recipient's personality:

  • Likeness
  • Memories
  • Interests
  • Even quirky habits!

How businesses are taking advantage of high quality caricature

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How businesses are taking advantage of high quality caricature

Most people consider caricatures more whimsical than practical. As beloved as the art form is by those who appreciate an exaggerated portrait, it isn’t exactly an integral part of most business plans. Few think a caricature might help land the next big deal, and most business-minded folks consider it a simple amusement that belongs on family trips to the theme park, nowhere near the corporate conference room.This thinking is rapidly changing, however, as a growing number of businesses are taking advantage of this unique service in a truly practical business application in the corporate world.  In years of drawing caricatures...


What is The Difference Between A Cartoon And A Caricature?

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What is The Difference Between A Cartoon And A Caricature?

What is The Difference Between A Cartoon And A Caricature?Cartoons - typically images of fictional characters - were first published as part of a comic strip in the 19th century by the Swiss artist Rodolphe Topffer (1799–1846) in an attempt to create a new method of storytelling. His concept was a forerunner of animation art and modern comic books. The first cartoons were intended for publishing in daily newspapers, so they were quickly sketched with little effort. In contrast caricatures and satires were often painstaking etched and were hand-coloured and printed in glossier publications. Even today this differentiation remains. A...


Order a Personalised Gift Caricature Today and have it delivered anywhere in the world

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Order a Personalised Gift Caricature Today and have it delivered anywhere in the world

If you've never ordered a caricature before I'm sure you'll be emailing around to see what the best price is etcBelow is just a couple of tips you should consider when ordering a caricatureCheck out my galleryThe first thing I advise people to do is check out my gallery, caricatures like any art is a personal thing if you don't like what you see move on to the next. Believe it or not, 95% of so-called caricature artists actually trace the photo's you send with Photoshop then add a cartoony body. Read more about differences between caricature and caricature here.Although...


What is The Origin and History Of Caricatures?

What is The Origin and History Of Caricatures?

The word caricature comes from the Italian words carico and caricare, meaning 'to load' or to 'exaggerate'. In the 1590s the Italian Annibale Carracci (and his brother Agostino) applied these words to some exaggerated portrait sketches they created. The descriptions they left, mention that the images were meant for humor to mock their own artistic theories which they taught at the Bologna Academy. Today we might wonder why it took so long for caricature to become a recognized form of art. Yet, it needs to be remembered that for hundreds of years artists strived to create perfect natural representational art,...

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