Caricatures

A caricature is:

caricature |ˈkarikə ch ər; -ˌ ch oŏr|noun
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in which certain striking characteristics are exaggerated in order to create a comic or grotesque effect.
• the art or style of such exaggerated representation : there are elements of caricature in the portrayal of the hero.
• a ludicrous or grotesque version of someone or something : he looked like a caricature of his normal self.

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Assignment:   Using paper or a program on your computer, create a caricature of a famous person in the real world.   Then, in 250 words or more, explain what a caricature is and how your picture demonstrates it.  Post it all on your blog.  If you hand draw the picture, then use PhotoBooth to take a picture of it so you can post it on your blog.

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