Introduction to Caricature: Draw a Portrait with Digital Tools in 6 Minutes Premium class

Jon Casey, Illustrator, Founder of Bay Area Caricatures

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34 Videos (2h 26m)
    • Trailer

      1:00
    • Intro to Caricature

      2:51
    • Overview of Class

      2:17
    • Constructing the Basic Head Shape, as Taught by Andrew Loomis

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      4:43
    • Constructing the Skull

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      2:40
    • Simplifying the Technique to Construct Cartoon Head Shapes

      2:24
    • Drawing over Richard

      4:42
    • Drawing Richards Caricature # 1

      4:33
    • Drawing Richards Caricature # 2

      3:39
    • Constructing our Idealized Face From a Skull

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      2:41
    • The Shape of the Head

      5:03
    • The T Shape Technique

      6:04
    • T-Shape Comparison

      3:16
    • Comparison #1

      5:39
    • Comparison # 2

      3:18
    • Comparison #3

      4:00
    • Comparison #4

      4:19
    • Live Drawing #1

      2:41
    • Live Drawing #2

      3:41
    • Live Drawing #3

      3:10
    • Live Drawing #4

      2:58
    • Introduction to Photoshop

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      8:26
    • Introduction to Corel Painter

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      9:32
    • Loading a Palette in Corel Painter

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      1:49
    • Loading a Palette in Photoshop

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      0:33
    • Preparing to Draw

      2:09
    • Vary Line Widths

      3:45
    • A Rough Sketch

      3:49
    • Line Work

      9:58
    • Adding Color

      7:27
    • Part 1 : References and Rough Sketching

      7:01
    • Drawing Walter White

      6:44
    • Greyscale Painting Walter White

      6:14
    • Creating your Caricature Drawing in Photoshop

      3:23

About This Class

Would you  like to learn to draw caricatures of your friends and family? Utilizing the basic skills taught in this course, you could learn to sketch someone in six minutes or less!


Students in this self-paced course will learn the basic shapes that make up the human face and how to exaggerate them to achieve humorous results. A basic understand of drawing tools and techniques is suggested, but even with minimal experience drawing you could learn to achieve an interesting likeness and be able to generate results to entertain or enhance your business projects.

The class with start with the basics of caricature. By using a model of comparison of the standard human skull and searching for the distinct qualities of the person you are drawing, these concepts will be simple to learn. Digital tools and techniques will be taught as well, so that students can render a face using the most modern software and tools available today. The course will culminate in a project deliverable of rendering a finalized caricature illustration of a famous personality. Students will be able to turn these newly acquired skills to an entrepenurial opportunity or utilize them in their current illustration work.

55 of 55 students recommendSee All

This is thorough and well explained class. I am just starting it but I already have more confidence. He's a good teacher.
Easy and constructive class, you will learn the basics and fundamentals of drawing a caricature for fun. I have learn something new from there too!
Américo Neves

Thinking and making art everyday

the best course I took here so far!

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Jon Casey

Illustrator, Founder of Bay Area Caricatures

My name is Jon Casey, and I have worked as a caricaturist for over 15 years. I began as a Summer caricature artist in theme parks, and have gone on to found my own digital caricature based company in San Francisco, Bay Area Caricatures. I have traveled all over the US and abroad, drawing for clients such as Google, Facebook, Yelp, Oracle, AT&T, HP, Toyota, Dropbox, and dozens more. I've been a speaker at the International Society of Caricature artists convention, and taught caricature both in San Francisco and Seoul, South Korea. Along with traveling to do convention work, I also

Check me out on Twitter:

JonCaseyDraws

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/jon.casey.357

You can see my website here:

www.BayAreaCaricatures.com

Youtube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/user/joncaseydraws

I was recently commissioned by Corel to develop a video showcasing my work as an illustrator which you can see here:

http://youtu.be/DJIOSnSDvEk

Instagram:

Jon_Casey

Also, I'm a member of ISCA, the International Society of Caricature Artists.

You can E-mail me at: 

[email protected]

(response times vary and at times it's impossible to respond to every email, but I try!)