How to Draw an Easy Caricature

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Learn how to draw a great looking Easy Caricature with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Easy Caricature.

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Complete Easy Caricature drawing
Complete Easy Caricature drawing

Would you like to draw caricatures of your family and friends? You can use this step-by-step easy caricature drawing tutorial to gain the needed skills.

A caricature is a "comically distorted drawing or likeness." The idea of a caricature is that it looks enough like the subject to recognize them, but it emphasizes features in a silly and fun way.

In this caricature, for example, the man's ears, nose, lips, chin, and eyebrows are larger than they might appear in real life.

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Many people like to have their caricatures drawn while they are on vacation. Can you adopt the style of this drawing to look like someone you know?

You can also expand your skills by learning how to draw a grandma face or any of our other human faces. You can even learn how to draw a blank face and fill in the details!

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Garden for Kids or Power Ranger for Beginners Drawing tutorials.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Easy Caricature

How to Draw a Great Looking Easy Caricature for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the easy character outline by drawing the eyes. For each eye, use two thick, curved lines to form an incomplete almond shape. The lines should not connect at the corners of the eyes. Between each set of lines, draw a circle with an oval inside it. Shade between the shapes to indicate the pupils of the eyes.

Easy Easy Caricature Drawing - Step 2

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Contour above and below the eyes using short curved lines. Then, draw the new nose. Use a long line for the bridge of the nose and another for the nostrils and nose tip.

Easy Easy Caricature Drawing - Step 3

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use curved lines to enclose a double-pointed shape above each eye. Shade these curved shapes to indicate the eyebrows. Then, draw two connected curve lines like a wide, flat "W" shape to form the mouth.

Easy Easy Caricature Drawing - Step 4

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a wavy "M" shaped line above the mouth and a "U" shaped line below it to indicate the lips. Draw a short curved line at each corner of the mouth.

Easy Easy Caricature Drawing - Step 5

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use a long curved line to outline the chin and cheeks, and another for the ear. Draw a dimple in the chin using an inverted "U" shaped line.

Easy Easy Caricature Drawing - Step 6

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw the remaining ear using a long curved line. Then, use a series of connected curved lines to detail inside the ear.

If you want to learn more about drawing realistic human ears, check out this ear drawing guide.

Easy Easy Caricature Drawing - Step 7

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Detail inside the remaining ear using a series of connected curved lines. Then, use curved "V" shaped lines and "M" shaped lines to begin drawing the hairline on the forehead.

Add More Details to Your Easy Caricature Picture - Step 8

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Complete the hairline using a wavy "M" shaped line. Then, extend curved lines upward from the ears to form the sides of the hairstyle. Begin drawing the hair on top of the head. Using a series of short connected, "U" shaped lines.

Complete the Outline of Your Easy Caricature Drawing - Step 9

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete the wavy top of the hair using a series of short, connected lines. Then, texture the hair just above the forehead using curved lines of different lengths.

Color Your Easy Caricature Drawing

Easy Caricature step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your easy character caricature outline is now complete. Color the hair and face.

For more great easy cartoon drawing tutorials, see the collection of Simple How to Draw Easy Cartoons Ideas.

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