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How to Properly Apply the Spirit Animal – Caricature Critiques

March 16, 20180 Comments

There was a variety of problems students had, but in this critique, we’ll focus on what you should focus on exaggerating from a spirit animal when drawing your caricature.

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Studying the Masters Premium Examples

March 12, 20180 Comments

Sign up for premium and get caricature lessons inspired by the works of master caricature artists Jan Op De Beeck, David O’Keefe, Anthony Geoffroy, Maria Picasso i Piquer, Thierry Coquelet, and Sabastian Krüger.

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Studying Master Artist Anthony Geoffroy

February 22, 20180 Comments

In the last lesson we learned why it’s a good idea to try and copy from other master artists. In this video, we examine master painter and famous caricature artist Anthony Geoffroy. The first part focuses on trying to copy his style from his Robert De Niro Painting. We’ll look at what traits are more specific to his body of work while also trying to copy one of his caricatures. In the second part, Court applies that style to create a new caricature using Ben Stiller as his subject.

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Developing Your Style by Studying the Masters

February 2, 20180 Comments

One of the top questions artists ask us is how they can develop their own unique style. Besides experimentation and a lot of practice, one of the ways to figure out your own style is by studying from artists you admire. In this lesson, we’ll focus on studying a piece from Sebastian Krüger and try to copy one of his caricatures.

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Fixing your Mistakes – Blade Runner Caricature Critiques

January 26, 20181 Comment

Court explains how you can fix your caricature mistakes while sketching Mackenzie Davis and Ana de Armas.

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Digital Sketching Premium Examples

January 19, 20180 Comments

Sign up for premium and get caricature lessons for Kim Jong Un, Kareena Kapoor, John C. Reilly, Prince, Stan Lee, Shah Rukh Khan, and Daniel Radcliffe

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Digital Painting Glorious Leader Kim Jong Un

January 18, 20181 Comment

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un had Court commission his bedroom portrait. See the entire process in the latest digital painting lesson

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Painting Elf with Photoshop – Leyendecker Style

December 14, 20171 Comment

How to use photoshop to paint Will Ferrell in the style of J C Leyendecker!

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Digital Painting in Photoshop – Tools, Techniques, and Tips

December 7, 20170 Comments

For this lesson, we’re going to dive a little into digital painting using photoshop as a way to create a rough caricature “sketch”. I’ll go over things like brush presets, software recommendations (if you’re not using photoshop) and hardware recommendations.

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Making Extreme Artistic Choices – Caricature Critiques

November 30, 20170 Comments

When it comes to drawing caricatures, knowing how to push your exaggerations to the extreme can really help you with design choices in your piece. In this critique, we’ll use a student’s caricature of Elijah Wood to talk about the importance of pushing your third caricature sketch to the limits.

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