Caricatures are a fun and interesting branch of the graphic arts.
Many famous artists have used them, notable Claude Monet who started his artistic career as a caricaturist.
This course will offer instruction on some fundamental principles so that learners can create a caricature, whether it is just for fun or for a unique and unusual present.
Previous Experience Needed:
No experience necessary.
1 Select prominent features
2 Experiment with the level of distortion to achieve the effect they want
3 Complete a caricature from a photograph
4 Some learners will apply colour
Use drawing for fun to create either a doodle or more finished work.
See how far it is possible to go in the creation of a caricature.
Materials needed for the day:
A good, clear photograph, either of the face or full body of the person you would like to caricature. The bigger or more prominent they are in the picture the better.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
The tutor will advise regarding other courses or workshops.
Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sundays , you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.