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Video: Steve Benson caricatures the public

Most staff editorial cartoonists churn out several editorial cartoons a week. Depending on the paper, they might have other tasks – draw/judge a caption contest, produce an animation, community speaking engagements, graphic journalism, etc. It’s always interesting to see the unique ways the paper uses the cartoonist outside of the normal 5 cartoons a week.

The Arizona Republic is using Steve Benson’s caricature skills to record stories of people in their community while Steve knocks out a theme-park style caricature of the person being interviewed.

Here’s a couple samples:

Community Comments

#1 Frank M Hansen
August/11/2014
@ 4:08 pm

Great idea for using the cartoonist talent

#2 Rob Tornoe
August/13/2014
@ 10:33 am

Love this!

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