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Caricaturists

Hire / Book a Caricaturist

If you want to bring laughter to the occasion with some artistic talent then hire a caricaturist for your event! These talented artists can create some hilarious depictions of all your guests and provide some great mementos to take home as an added bonus. The popularity of caricaturists has made them a fantastic addition to all kinds of events; they will have people flocking to get themselves drawn and watch the caricaturist in action.

Our Caricaturists for Hire
We have a large range of caricaturists who can bring some fun and creativity to your event, each with their own special style and attributes they are sure to be a valuable addition to the occasion. One of these fabulous caricaturists is Sonya, with experience in both digital and paper caricatures her creative flexibility means she can even tailor her drawings to styles of famous artists such as Quentin Blake or Picasso, for a truly unique and striking portrait. Or if you’re looking for a more classic style there is Paul from Spain who, with 25 years of experience, is a hit at every event. His brilliant work has appeared in publications such as Private Eye, Radio Times and Readers Digest and he also offers a workshop where people can test their skills at drawing caricatures for further hilarity.

There are numerous variations on caricatures and many new artists emerging with fresh and different ways of drawing a portrait, one of which is our speed portrait artist Marye. With a background in fashion illustration Marye has an eye for the human form and uses a range of mediums such as watercolours, inks, pens and acrylics, to create a unique and colourful portrait of her subject. These fabulous portraits have a great contemporary feel and are perfect mementos for the guests to take home.

These artists are great for weddings and also provide great corporate entertainment. Just give us a call and we will be delighted to discuss a caricaturist booking with you!

Caricature vs. Cartoons
Ever wondered what the difference between a caricature and a cartoon is? We’ve looked into it and found that the most notable difference stems from their origins; cartoons were originally intended for daily newspapers so needed to be quick sketches with less detail, whereas caricatures had more time and effort invested into them as they were used in glossier publications.

More Artistic Entertainment
We also have many more artistic entertainment acts to hire such as innovative pavement artists, impressive sand sculpture artists and some remarkable calligraphy artists. Have a look at our entire list of performers for hire by checking out our entertainment roster.

Contraband is one of the UK’s top entertainment agencies, with helpful, knowledgeable account managers who are guaranteed to find you brilliant caricaturists to hire and get you some of the finest deals possible. We are booking agents for a large selection of artistic entertainment to hire, and we can recommend some unique and captivating artistic entertainment for your event. Just get in touch if you would like to hire caricaturists today!

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