I made a logo for a fictitious fast-food restaurant called Chuck’s Chickenburgers. I learned how to wrap lettering around a circle, how to use the eye-dropper tool to change the color of things quickly, and how to manipulate shapes and mold them into recognizable objects.
I’m just messing around in Adobe Illustrator. I thought this “S” was pretty cool.
This is what I did on my first foray into Illustrator. You may be asking, as well you should, “Why a buck-toothed fish, Bob?” From what I can glean, so far, Illustrator appears to be all about shapes. So I made a shape and I looked at it and said to myself, “I can make a fish out of that.” Why buck teeth, you ask. Well, that mouth just looked like it was begging for buck teeth. Also, I bring your attention to the eyes. I don’t know what I did but they just appeared to the right of the “fish”. I thought they looked like eyes, so I gave the fish the eyes that destiny deemed I should.
The Botez Sisters
These are caricatures of Alexandra and Andrea Botez. They have a YouTube channel and they also stream live on Twitch. They are big in the chess community, and they are pretty funny. Alexandra is the Dean Martin to Andrea’s Jerry Lewis.
Cenk and Ana of The Young Turks
Behold caricatures of Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks. They do political commentary on YouTube.
Owen Morgan (Telltale)
Sometimes, when I draw a caricature of somebody, I get this slight twinge of guilt telling me that I am mocking or making fun of my subject. I have to remind myself that I am actually honoring the subject. As I am drawing, I am admiring certain physical characteristics unique to my subject that I find fascinating enough to take the time to draw.
This is a caricature of Owen Morgan. He has a YouTube program that I watch quite frequently. He exposes the hypocrisy of some televangelists, evangelists, religious figures, and, of course, politicians who pretend to be religious. Nowadays, it is very difficult to discern whether someone is a politician or an evangelist. The line between them has gotten very, very thin.
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What if the Barbarians were once a peace-loving society of hair-cutters? And then on one fateful day, they were brutally attacked by the Mongol Empire. As a result of this outrage, the Barbarians quickly, and angrily, spread across the known world, conquering and cutting hair, viciously. That’s why you should be nice to others. So they don’t run around styling hair, all of a sudden.