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Often at a carnival or sometimes large wedding reception you may find quick-draw artists off to the side, drawing portraits more humorous than accurate (mainly for folks’ amusement). They enlarge, bend, and highlight certain features that identify the person yet poke fun at his/her appearance; we call them caricatures (political cartoonists have earned a living from them for centuries). Dictionary.com defines caricature as: 1) an image ludicrously exaggerating the peculiarities or defects of persons or things; 2) any imitation so distorted or inferior as to be ludicrous. Webster further explains that caricature has Latin origins meaning “the act of loading.” Caricatures can span the spectrum

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