We have been drawing live caricatures at events and studio caricature illustrations in all of Vancouver's 21 municipalities and the rest of British Columbia for the past 2 decades. We are the largest collective of experienced local caricature artists.
Are you hosting a Bar Mitzvah in Burnaby, Retirement Party in Richmond, Surprise Birthday Party In Surrey, Wedding in New Westminster, Virtual Christmas Party in Victoria? We know we can keep your guests smiling and entertained - no matter the occasion. We can make help you make your event unforgettable. A joy to watch and a special personalized gift your your guests to bring home.
Not just for parties, we have drawn at festivals, corporate events and trade shows across the Greater Vancouver area. Our caricatures help to leave a lasting impact on your guests and our custom designed templates are a great way to solidify your marketing message and branding .
We draw traditional paper based caricatures for events of all kinds and hand drawn digital caricatures, which are displayed by monitor or projector for all your guests to see and enjoy. As we have been drawing digital caricatures for years, the transition to virtual caricature events has been seamless. We are excited to offer virtual event caricatures in every and any location across beautiful British Columbia.
Perfect for gifts, employee appreciation, graduations, holiday cards and more, studio caricature illustrations put a smile on everyone's face. Our caricature illustrations have been used as logos, social media avatars, t-shirts, coffee cups and even tattoos.
Contact us today for more information. We look forward to celebrating with you.
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.
Caricatures have been drawn for centuries where portraits could be passed around for mutual enjoyment. Did you know the first known North American caricatures were drawn in 1759 during the battle for Quebec?
Live caricatures are proven effective as a form of entertainment and amusement for your next event and gathering.
We know you work hard planning events. You want to choose entertainment that leaves an impact. When the band packs up, and the magician heads home for the day, will your guests remember? It takes us just 4 minutes to draw a caricature of your guests, and gives them a tangible and happy reminder of the celebration. Many of our drawings are framed and hung in offices and living rooms for years to come.
Hire a VancouverCaricature.com artist for your next event or celebration.
Digital caricatures combine the simplicity and fun of traditional caricatures with technology to help you provide your guests with an unforgettable entertainment experience.
Our collective of digital artists draw digital caricatures at trade shows, festivals, fundraisers, corporate events, weddings and backyard birthday parties within the Greater Vancouver area and the rest of Canada's beautiful west coast.
Hand drawn caricatures are displayed on monitor or projector so all can see the drawings take shape. Your guests will be amazed at the accuracy we can bring in a 4 minute drawing. As we draw - the excitement builds. We electronically send out the drawings to your guests which can be used as social media avatars, printed and framed art, t-shirts, coffee, cups - just about anything.
Increase the impact of your theme, brand, and marketing by having us design a custom template for the caricatures to be drawn on.
Looking to host a virtual party, event, student engagement activity, fundraiser. We can draw caricatures virtually for you. If you want to see what we are drawing, we can share screen for all to see the caricatures taking shape, if you want to be more discreet, we can draw in the background as you host a meeting.
We look forward to hearing from you. Book your virtual caricature artist today!
We LOVE drawing LOVE
Vancouver has been named as one of the best cities in Canada to find love. With so many romantic places in and near the city we can see why!
Are you thinking of proposing in one of Vancouver's gorgeous parks, Stanley Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, VanDusen Botanical Garden, UBC Botanical, Nitobe Memorial Garden or perhaps at sunset on one of the many beaches like Kitsalano, Jericho, Spanish Banks, English Bay, Sunset. Ask us about our live proposal packages which include a gorgeous studio illustration and live artist for the big day.
Weddings bring so much joy to family and friends. Keep the good feels going by hiring a VancouverCaricature.com artist to draw at your wedding cocktail party or reception.
From big fat weddings to micro-weddings, quaint indoor gatherings to larger outdoor celebrations and even virtual weddings, we love drawing love.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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Markas has been drawing his whole life since the 2nd grade. Throughout his younger years as an artist, Markas has been involved in a number of mediums such as animation, comics, character design and illustration. But once he reached high school his love of art and animation helped inspire his decision to attend art school to study illustration. After high school Markas attended the American Academy of Art in Chicago, IL where he earned a bachelor's in illustration. After graduating he found caricature art and has been doing it ever since. His love of caricature grew more and more once he got his first job at Navy Pier Chicago. He plans to keep going and travel the world doing his caricatures and meeting new and exciting people.
Monte has drawn millions of mildly exaggerated cartoon portraits at ALL kinds of events — since last century. His pictures keep on the positive and kind side with a somewhat uncanny likeness. Five star reviews and great feedback keep him coming back for more. Ask for Monte to entertain with fun mementos at your party or event.
Sarah been in the caricature business for around 20 years, and has drawn more people than she can calculate, being not that good at math. (Lucky for you she's not your accountant.) She can draw a caricature in about 3 minutes - the length of time it takes to make a soft boiled egg.
Ted has entertained people from all over the world. The difference in Ted's work is that he does not take your worst features and exaggerate them Rather, he emphasizes the good points. Ted captivates everyone around him as the cartoons and ideas develop right before their eyes. After attaining a college diploma in Advertising Art with a major in Graphic Design and Illustration, Ted worked in advertising for 10 years before embracing the professional cartoonist and caricaturist full time in 1986. Ted's talents have garnered him numerous requests for his services all year-round