16-17 Per. 1 Caricatures

CARICATURES

By: Mia, Elza, and Tyra

Noun

A image of someone/something that is exaggerated. The features on the person or subject of the photo is what is exaggerated in order to clearly resemble who or what the person/thing is.

Examples:

LENO – By Jaume Cullell

leno

This is an example of a caricature because it is exaggerating Jay Leno’s elongated and large chin in which you could know this drawing is of him by knowing his large chin.

 Donald Trump – By DonkeyHotey

  29168164412_de376a7e62_m

This is a caricature because of how much Donald Trump’s mouth is exaggerated. Many people would say that he’s a “big mouth” and he says what he wants without thinking and in this image that’s exactly what’s exaggerated.

Commander in Chief – By Kal the Economist

obama-2

Since the hat on President Obama’s head is enlarged along with his ears and facial features, this is a good example of a caricature.

Arnold Schwarzenegger – By  Vladymyr Lukash

  arnold

This caricature emphasizes Arnold’s large body-building body that he is known for. His jaw appears larger in the caricature than in reality.

Pictures taken from:

http://foremwebmaster.com/inspiration/2010/10/caricatures-brilliant-examples-of-famous-people/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/donkeyhotey/

http://www.kaltoons.com/wordpress/category/caricature/

http://foremwebmaster.com/inspiration/2010/10/caricatures-brilliant-examples-of-famous-people/