CARICATURE ILLUSTRATIONS FROM PHOTO
Did you know that the only piece of original art that most people have hung on their walls is a caricature? We know why!
Simply email us your photos and details, we sketch the people and send you a draft of the caricature illustration for approval and feedback. Once we receive your feedback, we incorporate your changes and draw the additional details.
Perfect for logos, marketing materials, t-shirts, coffee mugs or as a special piece of custom art to hang with pride. If you are printing using a commercial print shop we would gladly work with their preferred format.
LIVE EVENT CARICATURES
We have been drawing live caricatures in Halifax, Nova Scotia and the whole East Coast since 1991.
Live caricature drawing at events is a classic form of event entertainment. It is not often people get to sit in front of an artist and have their caricature drawn live. Most people we meet admit that they have always wanted to have a caricature drawn. An interactive and fun form of entertainment, live caricature drawing is great for weddings, retirements, anniversaries, birthday parties, showers, festivals and more.
Ask us about our custom pre-printed paper option. We can design and print paper with your theme, logo and marketing ideas. Value added and a great way to enhance memories of your event.
We look forward to drawing live caricatures at your next Halifax event.
DIGITAL / VIRTUAL CARICATURES
We have been drawing digital caricatures and virtual event caricatures in Halifax, Dartmouth and surrounding areas of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador since 1991 and were the first collective offering digital caricatures as an live event option.
Similar to traditional paper based caricatures, our digital caricature artists hand draw your guests on the spot in just under 5 minutes a person. We display the drawings on monitor or projector for all of your guests to enjoy the wonder of caricature taking shape before their eyes.
Digital caricatures are great for all kinds of events including weddings, retirements, anniversaries, showers and more.
Celebrating virtually this year? We can help. Ask us about our virtual caricature event packages.
My daughter has a fun (and tolerant) cat who she dresses up in funny costume. My favorite is of her cat dressed like a hot dog. Not everyone has a pet that likes to dress up! We have a solution for that :) How about a pet caricature illustration? You'd like your dog in a dress, your cat in cargo pants?
Pet caricatures have been growing in popularity over the past few years and we can't blame you. Our pets can be our best friends and confidants. Pets bring us joy and share that joy with everyone they meet.
Pet caricatures are a great addition for fundraisers, festivals, walk-a-thons, trade show booths and employee appreciation events. We have had the pleasure of drawing at events for Purina, Zoetis, PetLine Health Insurance and more. Nothing attracts a crowd to your marketing or fundraising efforts like live caricatures can. Pets not present? Have your guests present us with photos to be drawn.
A studio caricature illustration from photo is a great gift idea for the pet lover in your life. Fun and full of whimsy, a wonderful and thoughtful gift for anyone. Per illustrations also make great memorial pieces. Simply send us a few photos of the subject animal along with description of what other creative elements you would like to see and leave it to us. We know you'll love the result and be proud to gift this custom piece of art.
ILLUSTRATION and ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES
We produce quality caricature and illustration work in various forms and media: Custom Studio Caricatures From Photos or Live Subject, Live Digital Caricatures at Parties, Trade Shows, Weddings and Corporate Functions, Drawing live caricatures at your events, functions, picnics, trade shows, corporate or private parties, Illustration work for publications or advertising, Digital and Vector Comical Imagery, Animated caricatures for presentations, web sites, ecards or desktop
Custom Studio Caricatures From Photos or Live Subject
We start from your photos and theme. A pencil draft is produced which you critique and comment on. Upon receiving your changes we redraw the image according to your feedback. You critique the new draft and approve or request new changes. We repeat these steps in two rounds of changes. Additional changes after the two rounds are billed on an hourly basis. Your first experience as an art director was a success!
Live Digital Caricatures at Parties, Trade Shows, Weddings and Corporate Functions
Digital caricature artists are great for trade show, conventions & corporate events and product promotions. We also draw live digital caricatures at weddings, birthday parties, reunions and many more kinds of personal or corporate gatherings. Everyone in all age groups enjoy digital caricatures. We draw them on the sport and send them to the guests electronically. We can also print the digital caricatures on the spot and give them to the clients in plastic sleeves. These make great avatars and social media posts.
Event Caricature Art
Other than being a solid form of entertainment for all age groups, the attendees take an original piece of art with them. Our live party caricatures are often framed and remain in offices and homes for years. Impress your guests by hiring us to draw them at your function, event or party. We draw live caricatures in all major cities and smaller towns across Canada. Hundreds of companies and organizations have hired us to draw live caricature sketches at their corporate functions, picnics or galas. Our traditional caricature clients have been using our services since 1991.
Custom Caricature Illustration, Cartooning
Caricatures are great to be used as gifts, avatars, mascots, or as logos for a businesses or as imagery for websites and apps. They make great corporate gifts or employee awards that impresses them in a personal way. Caricatures are attention grabbers and a unique and memorable style of gift-giving. We create the initial artwork for you and will customize it to be used for any medium and any environment. They can be used for murals, embroidered, ironed on, silk screened, carved or printed in many different ways. We come up with innovative ways to make it work for you. You can have the same image used on clothing, mouse pads, coffee cups, online and printed publications, bumper stickers etc.
Digital and Vector Imagery
We create digital vector caricature illustrations. These can be resized to any extend without getting jagged or pixelated. From business cards to hot air balloons, one file fits all!
Animated Caricature Art
Adding motion to a caricatures literally brings it to life. Full color digital caricatures can be used on your web site, desktop or id rom. They can be created in GIF or SWF formats. SWF files can have sound as well. We have created animated education tools using caricatures for Nortel Networks, Delta Controls and several other companies. Electronic greeting tools can also be created this way. We match the electronic files with the printed and hand drawn art. Having the same fun-filled style of cartoon imagery on your company web site, Christmas cards, party collateral corporate gifts, signage and t-shirts shows you are aware of the value of brand. We can do it all for you.
CARICATURE ARTISTS and ILLUSTRATORS in halifax BC
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