Caricature

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Caricature is a form of art that exaggerates or distorts the physical features or character traits of a person or subject in order to create a humorous or satirical effect. Caricatures are often used in editorial cartoons, political satire, and entertainment media such as comics and animation. The technique of caricature involves a careful study of the subject’s facial features and mannerisms, and a skillful use of exaggeration and distortion to create a recognizable likeness that is both humorous and insightful. Caricature has a long history in art and continues to be a popular and influential form of visual expression today.