Category: Miscellaneous

Misconceptions About Art and the Artist

person working on art

There are plenty of people who discredit art because they don’t believe it’s a real career.  This is simply false. Art takes talent and hard work just like any other profession.  You may not be performing surgery or defending an innocent person, but it’s still hard work in the end. Hobbies turn into work You… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Drawing

Mark Hall caricature art

Drawing can be extremely beneficial to your health and well-being. Even if you’re not the greatest artist in the world, collecting art can also be something that benefits your mental health. Creativity drives your emotions and releases tension you may have in your everyday life. So, pick up a pencil and paper and start drawing,… Read more »

These Summer Events Are Ideal for a Caricature Artist

Caricature Artist

Jim & Jodie got married and wanted to have a fun wedding reception that wasn’t “stuffy.” So, the pair decided to host their own party outdoors at a country estate complete with lawn games, a bounce house for the kids, and a caricature artist. Guests had such a fun time and they eagerly lined up… Read more »

Commonly Asked Questions About Digital Caricatures

Digital Caricatures

Mark Hall travels to trade shows where he’s asked to create digital caricatures of people attending those shows. Having a caricature artist like Mark Hall at your trade show booth is a great way to attract people’s attention and get them talking with you. While you’re talking to booth visitors about your services or products,… Read more »

How Digital Caricatures Can Help You Standing Out At Your Next Trade Show

Caricaturist at a Trade Show

If you’re going to have a booth at a trade show then how can you attract more people to your booth? How about hiring Mark Hall to draw caricatures of people? Attention Grabber It used to be that caricatures were solely done on paper and given to a person after they’ve sat for their drawing…… Read more »

The Secrets of Caricature Artists

Caricature Artists

Caricature artists generally have a good understanding of human anatomy. In order to illustrate someone, a caricature artist has to think about shapes of various muscles and how they look from different angles. Furthermore, how do muscles relate to each other? How do they act in different poses and actions? Observational Skills You shouldn’t be… Read more »

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

Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius Event

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 »

David Levine: An Illustrious Caricature Artist

David Levine

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 »

Mort Drucker, The “Mad” Caricature Artist

Famous Caricature Artists

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

Famous Caricature Artists

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 »