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What is the best marker for drawing caricatures?

The Best Markers for Drawing Caricatures

Every caricature artist has a preference on their marker of choice. When I learned to sketch at Sesame Over over 20 years ago we used Eberhard-Faber Design Art Markers, the preferred marker by most caricaturists at the time but were sadly discontinued because they used xylene-based ink which were incredibly

How I Became a Phillies Caricaturist

This opportunity presented itself when I met caricature artist Emily Anthony at a New Jersey Bat Mitzvah job. Between sketches, she told me that Caricature Artist Bruce Blitz (pictured above) was looking for more experienced artists to draw at Philadelphia Phillies games. I was sold as as soon as she mentioned Bruce. In high

Joey and Johnny Ramone Caricature Painting

This painting illustrates the tension between Joey Ramone and Johnny Ramone throughout their career. The pair were politically antagonistic, Joey being a liberal and Johnny a conservative. Their personalities also clashed. Johnny, who was fascinated by the Nazis and Adolf Hitler, would sometimes torment Joey (who was Jewish) with anti-Semitic

Eddie Vedder Caricature Portrait Painting

Caricature Painting of Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder

A Caricature of Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder After seeing my Johnny Cash painting on Facebook, an old friend and huge Pearl Jam fan commissioned a similar caricature treatment for rock icon Eddie Vedder. Still riding high on the success of my Johnny Cash, I enthusiastically accepted this assignment. Why I

Caricatures at Ari’s Baseball Bar Mitzvah

On June 15th, 2013 I traveled to Paterson, New Jersey for Ari’s Bar Mitzvah. The party was held at The Brownstone, an upscale banquet hall located in the heart of Paterson. Those who watch the reality show “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” are probably familiar with this hall—as it