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Caricature Artists, Illustrators, Entertainers

New York Caricature - Caricature Artists, Illustration and Entertainment

Caricature drawing has a long history in New York City. Once home to two of the world's most famous caricature artists, Miguel Covarrubias and Al Hirschfeld, caricatures have been a well loved form of entertainment in New York City for centuries. Did you know Hirschfeld started drawing in 1903 and was still publishing caricatures at the time of his death in 2003. From magazines such as Vanity Fair and the New Yorker Magazine to drawing stars in the theater district, caricatures and New York go hand in hand. Hire a New York Caricature artists today. You won't be disappointed!

We draw live traditional caricatures and digital caricatures at events, festivals, fundraisers and celebrations in New York, Long Island, New Jerseys, Newark and the rest of New York. 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. Celebrating differently this year? Our virtual caricature packages have been a hit. Hire a New York Caricature 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

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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 $50 per person and $100 in color. Additional design items and background are charged based on the scope of the additions.

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 $50 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 New York and the whole North Eastern United States. 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 New York 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.


Hand drawn art with a modern twist. It is the 21st century after all! Live caricature artists have been a popular form of entertainment in New York for centuries.

Digital caricatures are drawn with specialized software on a tablet or laptop and displayed on monitor or projector for all to see. People love to see how quickly and accurately our digital caricatures take shape. Digital and virtual caricatures can be drawn socially distanced. We send the drawings to your guests electronically to ensure a touch free experience.

Book us for your next celebration or corporate event in New York 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 New York 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 collective of New York Caricature artists today and brighten the day of someone you know.


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.

Once you are happy with the rough draft we produce the complete artwork and Voila. Your first experience as an art director was a success!


Live Digital Caricatures at Parties, Trade Shows, Weddings and Corporate Functions in New York

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.

New York 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 New York 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.

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 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.

How much is a caricature artist?

The price of a caricature artist can vary greatly across The USA. For an experienced caricature artist you can expect to spend between $150 and $200 per hour per artist for traditional paper based caricatures and between $250 and $350 per hour per artist for digital caricatures.

What is the meaning of caricature?

The Meridian-Webster Dictionary defines "caricature as exaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristics" We strive to draw slightly distorted but pleasing - appreciated caricatures of everyone we draw.

How long does a caricature take?

The artists in our collective each average 15 years experience in event caricature drawing. We draw 10 to 12 people per hour live - black and white, head and shoulders. This means it takes us between 4 and 5 minutes per person to draw a caricature.

What is a digital caricature?

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.


Please contact us for more information


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