How to draw caricatures

A caricature is a funny drawing of a person that makes him or her look different.

How to draw caricatures

Let’s learn how to draw caricatures. First get a piece of paper and a pencil. Then get ready to learn how to draw a cartoon.

Caricatures are pictures that are not real. They are funny pictures of people.

How to draw caricatures

Drawing a caricature is hard. It takes a lot of skill. But, there are tricks to making it easier. If you want to get really good at it, follow these three steps.

1st Step: Artists use shapes to draw things. For example, the head of a person can be divided into three parts. These three parts are the skull, the jaw and the chin. Artists can draw these three parts using a circle, a rectangle and a triangle.

2nd Step: Let’s try this again. This time we’re going to observe someone who is not normal. We’re going to observe someone famous and important. Please put your pencils down and give a warm welcome to Abraham Lincoln.

How to draw caricatures

3rd Step: Now we are going to draw a picture of Abraham Lincoln. We are going to start by making a big circle for his head. Then we will draw a smaller rectangle for his jaw. Now we will draw a triangle for his chin. The triangle should match the width of the rectangle.

How to draw caricatures

Once you get good at drawing Lincoln, use what you learned to draw other presidents. Draw your parents, your siblings, your friends.

 

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