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Suggested Reading and Research for Aspiring Caricaturists

Caricature Books

Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures and Comic Portraits - Harry Hamernik

How to Draw Caricatures - Martin Pope

The Mad Art of Caricature - Tom Richmond

A Caricaturist's Handbook - Jim van der Keyl

Likeness is Just the Beginning - Manny Manvel Avetisyan


Anatomy of Facial Expression - Uldis Zarins

The Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head - Williams Maughan

Figure Drawing: Design and Innovation - Michael Hampton

Anatomy for the Artist - Sarah Simblet

Caricaturists to Know and Research

Sir Max Beerbhohm (1872-1956, British)

Alex Gard (1900-1948, Russian)

Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003, American)

Mort Drucker (1929-Present, American)

Sabastian Kruger (1963-Present, German)

Sam Viviano (1953-Present, American)

Hermann Mejia (1973-Present, Venezuelan)

Tom Richmond, Stephen Silver, Dino Casterline, Glenn Ferguson,

Brian Oakes, Taka Watanabe, and many, many more.

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