Caricaturists for Corporate Events, Weddings & Parties
Why not give your guests a gift they can keep forever? Everyone loves an artist rendition of themselves. A carton portrait is something they can take home to remember your special occasion! The good news about hiring a caricaturist is that you can brand the paper they draw on with your logo, slogan or strategic message, so the guests take home more than just the memory or a great night out!
Good caricaturists can draw up to 15-25 people per hour, so allow the right number of hours or caricaturists to suit the size and scale of your event. Get your guests to remember your party, anniversary or wedding with something they can frame and hang on the wall. We have Australia’s best cartoonists and caricature artists for hire for weddings, parties, live corporate events and all other special occasions.
“A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of truth.” – Joseph Conrad
A Caricature is a rendered image showing the features of its subject in simplified or exaggerated way through sketching.
Caricatures are often seen of politicians and are commonly used in editorial cartoons, while caricatures of movie starts are often found in entertainment magazines. They can be complimentary or insulting. Besides the political and pubic-figure satire, most contemporary caricatures are used as gifts or souvenirs. For a fee a caricature can be drawn specifically and quickly for a patron. These are popular attractions at places frequented by tourists, and at street festivals, theme parks, and carnivals. Nowadays caricature artists are hired for parties, corporate events and weddings, where they will draw caricatures of the guests for their entertainment. A caricaturists is great icebreaker entertainment and provides a memento to take home.
“The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be.” – George Santayana
We have Melbourne’s top caricaturists available to hire for your event. They will mix and mingle with you guests bringing everybody together laughing and smiling over their fantastic caricatures. The drawings are produced at high speed and to a high quality.
“The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature.” – Thomas Babington Macaulay
“When I draw my caricature self portrait, I always do a huge smile. ” – Rolf Harris
Caricaturists SydneySydney caricaturists for hire for weddings, private parties, corporate events, product launches, trade exhibitions. All of our artists are highly experienced, they bring their charismatic sense of humour and entertain your guests with fun quick drawings. A lasting take home memory that delights any crowd.
“Every president becomes a caricature. The press, partisans, late-night shows, and other arbiters of our culture these days boil down complicated and multi-faceted personalities into one-dimensional punchlines. ” – Mark McKinnon
Caricature artistLooking for a caricature artist for your event? We have Australia’s best artists available nationally. Our caricaturists are remarkably skilled; they draw portraits in a cartoon style in around 5 minutes. Usually working in felt pen or pencil on A4 paper. They capture the essence of anyone who sits for them in an exaggerated style that can either be flattering or amusing or both.
“When I look at someone’s face, there’s something in my brain that just clicks – that breaks down their face into the elements that go into a caricature. It might be like the way a chef tastes a dish and can break down into elements what went into it. ” – Steve Breen
CaricatureEach caricaturist has a different style. A caricature can be produced in black and white or even colour. Some artist can do up to 20 drawings per hour (that’s every 3 minutes). The more time your caricaturist has to create their pictures, the more detailed they will be. As a rule of thumb most artists can create approximately 12-15 portraits an hour. This varies as interaction and small talk between each patron varies.
“My dream when I was 14 was someday I could have a David Levine caricature of me in ‘The New York Review of Books. ” – Chris Hayes
Cartoonist for hireInstinct events and entertainment has over 20 years in entertainment, we can help you book the best cartoonist for your event nationally. Professional, reliable and extremely talented artists that will create quick drawings of your guests that capture the personality of each person that sits before them. A great memento and lasting memory.
“All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable. ” – Walt Disney
Caricature artist SydneyAmong our top caricaturists in Sydney is Steve Panozzo his cartoons and caricatures have appeared in more the 35 books and his work has been hung in almost 40 exhibitions in Australia and overseas. He spent over 27 years working in newspapers and magazines. Another top artist is Graeme Biddle. With over 25 years experience traveling around the world drawing caricaturist and working for major advertising agencies he offers something unique that will amaze your guests.
“Caricatures created by politics never fit comfortable into the Oval office. ” – David K. Shipler
Cartoon artistA cartoonist (also comic strip creator) is a visual artist who specialises in drawing cartoons. These animated drawings are most often created for entertainment, along with political commentary or advertising. Cartoons ae mostly drawn on paper however some artists can create digital caricatures on an iPad that can be emailed to you. Each piece is an original artwork; a gift that will last forever.
“My favorite caricaturist is Al Hirschfeld. I’m always trying to give my caricatures that streamlined quality and I often fall short. ” – Steve Breen
Caricature artCaricature art is a great keepsake for your guests. Caricaturists definitely draw a crowd at an event. People delight in having their portrait drawn. Perfect for corporate functions, private commissions, weddings, product launches, parties, company family days, bar mitzvahs, gala dinners, conferences, exhibitions, charity fundraisers and almost any special occasion.
Caricature artist Melbourne
Do you know how to pick the best Caricature artist in Melbourne for your event? First check our their listing on our website, view sample drawings so you can see their style, watch videos if available and read about their experience. The best caricaturists are not just great artists, they are also great entertainers, able to put people at ease while they are being drawn, and amuse onlookers too.
“You can parody and make fun of almost anything, but that does not turn the universe into a caricature. ” – Bernard Berenson
We have cartoonists Sydney that can provide artwork for any of your cartooning needs. They can come to your event, mix and mingle among guests and as they are walking around they can draw standing up, or they can draw seated with the subject sitting opposite them. Seated drawings are best so other guests can watch the cartoon portrait be created in front of them. The artist can capture the essence of their subject in minutes.
“Caricature is rough truth.” – George Meredith
When booking a cartoonist Melbourne there is very little you need to provide. Little space is required, just two chairs and good lighting. They will supply paper and pens. Some corporate clients provide their own branded paper with company name and logo or at a Wedding the bride and groom often add their details of their special day. Caricaturists mostly perform a minimum of 2 hours usually a 3 hour call suits best for weddings. It allows for a rest every hour. It is important to know that artists will not be able to draw everyone at an events of over 100 people. Allow 5-7 minutes per person
“The caricature of my own face always make me laugh.” – Julia Gillard
If you would like a caricature gift for your guests to take home, we can recommend Sydney’s best artists for hire for your event. All our artists come with years of experience. They create on the spot caricatures, great fun for you and your guests. Your guests will be amazed at the likeness they create of each subject in a matter of minutes. A caricaturist is a sure thing to keep your guests smiling.
“I just feel as though it’s become a situation where people have manifested this caricature of who I am, and they act as if there’s no real person inside of it. ” – Lindsay Lohan
A cartoon caricature is a comically distorted drawing or likeness done with exaggerated features for the amusement of the subject. A cartoon caricature is a great souvenir, something different to add to the fun and laughter of your special events. Hiring a caricaturist for your event is a unique way to treat your family and friends.
“Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a cartoon character is the hardest of all.” – Joseph Barbera
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