We draw live traditional caricatures and digital caricatures at events, festivals, fundraisers and celebrations in Washington DC. Live caricature art brings tons of fun and excitement to any event big or small. Ask us how we can help you put a smile on your guests faces. Our virtual caricature packages have been a hit since 2020 and are still relvant today with friends, family and collegues located acreoss the country and even the world. Hire a DC Caricatures artist for your next event.
Our studio caricature illustrations are hand drawn from photo and make great gifts and have been used in magazines, advertising, film studios, newspapers and other forms of media including social media. Ordering one couldn't be simpler. It takes just a few minutes for you to put your order in. Send us your photos and description and leave the rest to us
Studio caricature illustrations are a great way to celebrate special occasions such as graduations, anniversaries, retirement and birthdays to name a few. Hand drawn with your creative input, the only limit is your imagination.
Our prices are based on both the number of people and additional design ideas. The price for a black and white head and shoulder caricature illustration starts at $100 per person and $150 in color. Additional design items and background are charged at $100/hour.
Upon receiving your photos and ideas, we will firmly quote you on your drawing based on the information you have provided us with.
Simply review the quote, ask any questions you might have and let us know when you are ready to go :)
We prepare and send you an invoice for a non refundable deposit of 25% or $100 whichever greater to start the work.
We start with a sketch of the people or subject matter 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. This second draft is drawn with high priority.
Further changes can be requested which may take longer to apply and may result in additional charges if the changes are beyond/different than the original request.
A high resolution digital file is supplied in your preferred format (excluding vectorization) and color scheme. Vectorization
If you are printing using a commercial print shop we would gladly work with their preferred format.
We draw live caricature entertainment at events in DC and all of Washington State. Live caricature drawing has been a hit at large corporate events, festivals, fundraisers, trade show booths and we especially love every chance we get to draw in more intimate settings of birthday parties, baby showers, weddings and bar and bat mitzvah's. No event is too big or too small for our collective of DC Caricature artists.
Guests enjoy the process of sitting to be drawn and in just 4 minutes walk away with a memento of your event. There is really no better way to bring a smile to your guests faces and have them walk away with a fun caricature of themselves.
Pair live caricature drawing with custom pre-printed paper designed to match the theme and feel of your event. A great way to add marketing information and hashtags to keep your event top of mind for years to come.
Book us for your next celebration or corporate event in Washington DC today. We know you will not be disappointing.
Celebrating a little differently this year? Want to get together with friends and family all over the world for a bit of fun? We offer many virtual event packages. Great for group sizes of all kinds, an economical way to bring a DC Caricature artist to your home - virtually. We share our screen with you so you can join the fun in watching your virtual caricature drawing come to life. Best part of virtual caricatures - no long line ups to wait in.
In addition to virtual caricatures for events, we offer virtual caricature tutorial sessions. A great team building activity. Learn to draw caricatures while interacting with your colleagues in a fun and light hearted way. We can all always use a smile :)
What would we do without our pets? They are our friends and confidants. Feeling down? Our pets are always there to pick us up.
Pet caricatures make great gifts for the pet lover in your life. We draw pet caricature illustrations and cartoons in studio from photo. We can send the final drawing to the recipient anywhere in the world!
We have drawn pet caricatures at events hosted by rescue groups, humane societies, bring your pet to work days, pet supply stores and more. Pet caricatures for fundraisers are always a hit. We can draw the pet caricatures live or from photo.
Simply drawing pet caricatures and cartoons brightens our day. Order a pet caricature illustration from our team of prpfessional caricature artists today and brighten the day of someone you know.
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.
Once you are happy with the rough draft we produce the complete artwork in ink and paint using quality paints and permanent inks. The artwork is produced on acid free cotton base museum quality art boards. Voila. Your first experience as an art director was a success!
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 Washington State. 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.
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.
Adding motion to a caricatures literally brings it to life. Full color digital caricatures can be used on your web site, desktop or for social media. They can be created in GIF or SWF formats. SWF files can have sound as well. We have created animated education tools using caricatures.
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.
We have been drawing digital caricatures across North Eastern US for the past 20 years. Digital caricatures are hand drawn caricatures, similar to traditional paper based caricatures. Digital caricatures are drawn on a laptop or tablet with the drawings being displayed on monitor or projected for all the guests to see the caricatures take shape.
Digital caricatures are a versatile and can be used as custom framed art, t-shirts, coffee cups, social media avatars and marketing.