Public Appearance: “Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius”

Mark Hall, of Aurora, CO, will be doing caricature art with three other artists at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science for their adults-only special evening called “Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius,” which includes an upscale dinner. The event will be held at the museum on April 2nd from 6 p.m. to… Read more »

Things to Keep in Mind Before Hiring a Caricature Artist For Your Next Event

Caricature artists can truly enhance your event. People love having someone draw them in a cool and unique way. Many weddings, birthdays, and anniversary parties have benefitted from having a caricature artist or two on board to help make the atmosphere more festive, complete with mementos to take home and hang on the wall. If… Read more »

The Incredible Career of Miguel Covarrubias

Here at Mark Hall Caricature Art, we like to highlight those who have come before us doing great caricature work. There have been many talented artists over time, and those who’ve done caricatures run the gamut. Take, for instance, a man named Jose Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud, aka Miguel Covarrubias as he is best known. Born… Read more »

David Levine: An Illustrious Caricature Artist

David Levine was once called “the greatest caricaturist of the last half of the 20th Century” by Jules Feiffer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and author who is in the Comic Book Hall of Fame. A Long List of Accomplishments Levine, born in 1926 and died in 2009, was best known for his caricatures in… Read more »

Ralph Steadman: A Unique Caricature Artist

Here’s another caricature artist you should know about: Ralph Steadman. Born in 1936 in England, he started as a cartoonist with his first professional work published in the Manchester Evening Chronicle when he was 20-years-old. Deciding he wanted to learn more about the technical aspects of drawing, Steadman enrolled in college where he met his… Read more »

Mort Drucker, The “Mad” Caricature Artist

If you’ve ever seen Mad Magazine you’ve most likely seen the work of Mort Drucker. He became famous for his Mad Magazine film and TV parodies– caricatures that spanned the pages of the venerable mag from 1956 through 2011. Drucker drew over 500 titles for Mad alone! Meanwhile, he also drew war comics for DC… Read more »

Al Hirscheld: A Caricature Art Giant

When you hear or read the word caricature do you know what it means? The definition of a caricature is a rendered image showing the features of its subject in a simplified or exaggerated way through sketching, pencil/marker strokes, or through other artistic drawings. The History of Al Hirschfield One of the most famous caricaturists… Read more »