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Presidential Portraits by WonderDookie Presidential Portraits by WonderDookie
The 43 presidents of the United States in my faux cut-out caricature style.

I started this project more than a year ago hoping to have them all finished in time for the election. Ha! Oh well, better late then never.

One of my motivations for doing this series was to educate myself about historical presidents. How many can you name without having to look them up? I've been working on this project for so long a couple of the early ones already escape me.

Larger versions of each of the portraits, as well as a bit of trivia about each president, can be found on my blog - dansartblog.blogspot.com/searc…

The More you Know :star:

P.S. Sorry for the file size. There would be no way to show the details without it being a bit massive.

And here's a link to the wiki page about the presidents - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/US_Presi…
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Presidential Portraits by ~WonderDookie is an awesome caricature project motivated by the want to learn more about the Presidents' history. Check out the description for a link to the individual portraits and bits of trivia! ( Featured by y2jenn )
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armaanuit Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wonderful.....its just been 1 day on this site and am loving being on this site 
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks!

And that's great!
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014
Wonderful caricatures!  My father had us memorize the names of the U.S. Presidents in order.  I always got stuck between Lincoln and McKinley since most of those guys were seat warmers.  The only one that I did remember for that period was Rutherford B. Hayes.  Not a great President, but he had a cool name and epic beard!
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
haha. That's fun. My dad didn't really get into presidential history until we were past that age. Making us memorize the presidents may be something he would do now though.

A lot of people are really down on Grant, who was president during that time period, and I think that's a bit unfair. Anyone who prosecutes the KKK so fanatically as Grant did gets a gold star in my book. 

haha. The things that were most memorable for me about Hayes were that he turned down a second term, and Mark Twain campaigned for him. That would have been something to see.
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1980goldclick Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the link. Is there something specific I should be looking for on it?
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1980goldclick Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
No:) The link is there to inform people who might not know who the caricatures might represent. Especially people who don't know much about the U.S. presidents or are not American.
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
That's a good idea. I'll copy and past it into the description.
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OhMyGodItsTheYeti Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Student General Artist
This is really fabulous!^-^
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! I'm really happy to hear that you enjoy it. It's been rewarding to have it so positively received. 
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