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just one exaggerated Caricature

Posted 13 hours ago

I didn't want to lose it

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The Easy Way to Draw

Posted 3 days ago

I was drawing Caricatures for a high profile Client. They let me photograph my Caricatures, but they wouldn't let me photograph the person I was drawing.

And then they clipped my wings. Funny that they were afraid of my exaggerated Caricature drawing style (that's what Caricature means ~ isn't it?). Yet just today, On the train on my way to this #Event, , I booked an even Bigger job with a different Client (Client #2). Client #2 specifically hired me because I was 'willing' to draw "deprecating" Caricatures of her guests (her words ~ not mine). People. Go figure.

Anyway, after I drew my first Caricature at this Event, my Client asked me to draw more like the other Artist that they had also hired. She was doing Simple stuff ~ sketchy things with the marker ~ Outside-In. Jut draw the outside of the face without exaggeration and then fill in eyes, nose, mouth. So okay. I agreed to do that. It would be easier for me anyway.

But I still used My type of lines. And I quickly discovered that I could still exaggerate a little ~ even with this simpler style. And my Client discovered that her Guests loved my exaggerations. Even though they were of course, quite toned down because I had to draw 'Face' instead of 'Drawing'.

This approach felt very relaxing. I did not need Any predraw. Here are the first few drawings that I drew at This Event. Simpler style, yet I still like them

btw, the Paper was White. The photographs look like they were drawn on tinted paper, but that was not the case. It looks that way because the Light in the room was Dark.

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Studying is for Students

Posted 15 days ago

Getting ready for drawing Caricatures at tomorrow's Party. It will be a Big Wedding. For practice, I used a reference photo from a previous Event where I was drawing Caricatures. Not that there was anything wrong with the one I had drawn That day, but I have to get into it again before each Event.

My first pass was so stiff ~ I feel like studying makes us like students. aka beginners. So I went back to my regular approach ~ and i feel like my recent studies will just make me feeeeeel more comfortable when im doing hair and eyes and stuff.

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I Love New York

Posted 23 days ago

Here are a few of the Caricatures that I drew at yesterday's Digital Caricature Event. I was in a Penthouse "Club", and it started getting pretty dark near the end of the Event. Didn't bother the Drawing Surface at all. The IPad stays lit up!

......even though it did get difficult to see the person i was drawing. Glad I carried along a decent light ~ even though I had to carry it with me all day in Manhattan. (I did Temporary Glitter Tattoos at a Daytime Event before this Digital Caricature Event)

I love New York

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To Hire Caricature Artist Alison Gelbman:
(516) 579-4706
optidust@gmail.com