Successful illustrators have developed a unique way of seeing and portraying,
life. The humorist, political satirist, cartoonist, animator, illustrator each
have fundamentally similar training and knowledge of tools in the trade. It is
how they convert what they see in their minds eye onto paper that sets them
Technique is personal style developed through practicing the craft of
illustration and cartooning. Personal style continually evolves through
practice to redefine and refine technique. Only through constant practice can
you develop an eye for what is visually correct and personally expressive.
It doesnt require a lot of equipment to practice cartooning and caricature.
Keep a pad of drawing paper in the car for those extended waits on the road.
Keep a small notebook in your pocket for the next time you have to hurry up
and wait. Look for opportunities to practice drawing and look at the
abundance of people around to draw.