Where Did Caricature Start?

Today we use caricature for parties, events, as political and social criticism, and to memorialize the famous or infamous. When we think of “caricature,” the first association most of us make are to political cartoons in the New Yorker or else to larger-than-life portraits of celebrities – Lady Gaga with shoulders the size of her… Read more »

Hire a Caricaturist for Your Wedding

Weddings are big moments. So why not include some big art in documenting it? Caricature art is becoming more and more popular as brides, grooms, and everyone involved in planning strive to set their ceremony, proposal, and reception, apart from the masses. One of the great ways to incorporate a caricature artist into your matrimonial… Read more »

Our Gallery of Caricatures

A successful artist in any genre should be able to show off an extensive portfolio of previous works that profile their deft handiwork and creative eye. Practice makes perfect, and any artist who works to bring forth an image on a canvas must have years of work under their belt before they can ply their… Read more »

Volunteers Answer Plea from Caricature Artist

Diabetes suffering Caricature Artist, Beth Hebert-Shuler, recently had to have her leg up to her knee amputated, which caused a bit of a problem for her home, which had stairs leading up to her house. Not only was this a problem for getting in and out of her house after she got out of the… Read more »

Beauty Pageant Play Embraces Caricature Beauty

Renowned Artist and Caricaturist, Ken Fallin, recently created and released a new stage portrait for the play called Pageant. The Play started back in 1991 and was brought back to life this July 2014, and expected to last until October. It is a musical comedy that features men dressed as female contestants, otherwise known as… Read more »

The Palm Restaurant in West Hollywood

It definitely seems like caricature art, celebrities and dining is a combination which is incredibly powerful. We’ve discussed renowned establishments which feature a good deal of art which represents the personality of many great stars of stage and screen before on the Mark Hall Caricature Art Inc. blog. Today, we wanted to honor one restaurant… Read more »

Caricature is Always an Art

Whether from the mouth or mind of a famous author like George Orwell, or the hand of a cartoonist in a Newspaper, Caricature is always an art, and a hard one to do well at that. And that is both from a literal standpoint, as well as looking at art from a figurative standpoint. It… Read more »

The Compliment in Caricature

Many people have often come to think of caricature as either a fun joke that you can get done at Disneyland or some comic insulting a politician. And that’s even if someone didn’t have a bad experience with a caricature artist exaggerating something that was sensitive to that person, which does happen on occasion. It… Read more »

Caricature is a Cure for the Selfie

In this editorial in the Contra Costa Times, Angela Hill writes, “Caricatures should replace the ubiquitous selfies in today’s society. They’re far more creative and personal.” What a statement! It’s almost like a creative call to arms against the all-consuming Selfie Empire, a declaration of war by soul-stirring, truth-seeking artists. Well, maybe it’s not that… Read more »