A Study of Visual Feature in Caricature Creation

Caricature art is the combination of line, color, skills, composition, rhythm, etc. which are performed in an exaggerated way to form a unique code through its drawing skills. It is always carefully conceived by artists, and is presented by visual sensory-based, imagination as the aesthetic complement to bring audience impression. Therefore, the purpose of this research includes: to create a model to understand the process of artists’ conception and inspiration: to analyze the audience’s cognitive model for caricature artwork; to help artists reflect the creation and design artworks to meet the aesthetic needs of the audience. Disclosed herein is a method for creating a caricature and this research is based on caricature creation conceptual model with the method of expert interview, case study and a series of practical operations. An excellent artwork needs to satisfy three levels for expressing its creative connotation, which are technical, semantic and effectiveness levels. In terms of creation process, the process can be divided into four steps: set a scenario, tell a story, write a script, and create a comic. As the research results, this study verifies the rationality of caricature creation conceptual model through a case-study and provides a theoretical basis for the aesthetics of caricature creation.

Keywords: Caricature Creation, Communication matrix, emotional design.