Frequently Asked Questions

What Do I need to send you in order to get my caricature drawn?

All we need from you is a picture of you or everyone in the caricature and a description of the setting you would like for it. In case there is more than one person to be drawn you can upload one or several pictures of the whole group. You can see samples of pictures uploaded along with the final result on our “How” page.

What if I don’t like the way my caricature order turnes out?

In case you are not happy with your order we will redraw the caricature (at no extra cost) as many times as needed until you are satisfied with the result, or we will issue a full refund.

Can I have a caricature with more than 1 or 2 people in it?

Of course you can. You can see the group caricatures order page here. Please contact us for pricing and information for larger group caricatures (11 people and more).

What is a caricature?

A caricature is either a portrait that exaggerates or distorts the essence of a person or thing to create an easily identifiable visual likeness, or in literature, a description of a person using exaggeration of some characteristics and oversimplification of others. Caricatures can be insulting or complimentary and can serve a political purpose or be drawn solely for entertainment. Caricatures of politicians are commonly used in editorial cartoons, while caricatures of movie stars are often found in entertainment magazines.The term is derived from the Italian “caricare” – to charge or load.

What is a digital caricature?

A digital caricature is a caricature drawn using the artistic skills with the help of a computer.

Usually drawn using software like Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator and Freehand plus the help of a tablet, an electronic pencil and the mouse. If you are looking for hand drawn caricatures, we recommend

Are your caricatures computer generated?

No, they are not. There have been efforts to produce caricatures automatically or semi-automatically using computer graphics techniques.There are very few software programs designed specifically for automatically creating caricatures, and they are not successful at all.

How long does it take to complete an order?

It takes us between 2 to 5 business days to complete a personal caricature order. In case you need it sooner, please let us know after you place the order online. Before Christmas it can take up to 2 weeks to complete a caricature, as it is such a popular Christmas gift.

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