• Sunday Mailbag- How Long Does It Take?

    5 monthes ago - By Tom Richmond

    Q: Looking at your regular caricatures, how long would it normally take to do a single pencil caricature? A: Ah, the age old question. The answer is always: that depends. Live Caricature For one person in black and white graphite/shading, I usually take between 6-8 minutes to do one. That's not very fast by live caricature artists standards, bit that's my typical time. I can do it faster if I'm pressed or in a particular groove, say 4-5 minutes, but those are considerably less detailed. I may that up to 12-15 minutes on one if it contains a more elaborate environment or situation. Here's a...
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