Michigan based Quick - Sketch Artist Darrell Swift has been acknowledged for redefining the art of caricature. As entertainment that "has fun with you instead of making fun of you!" His many awards include The State of Michigan Letter of Tribute Award, Drawings take from 5 to 7 minutes per person in black & white & 8 to 10 minutes in color.
Price Range: $150.00 per hour - 2 hour minimum
Gig Length: 120 - 300 minutes
What to Expect
Clients, event planners and audiences can expect a professional quick-sketch artist that not only can create great likenesses but can engage, entertain and interact with his subjects. Darrell does his drawings in color as well as in black and white. He draws on a flat surface so his subjects can witness the drawing from "beginning to end" unlike easel drawings where the person has to wait nervously wondering what the drawing is going to look like. They are also free to look about and interact with others as Darrell sketches them "Swiftly"
Darrell Swift a professional quick-sketch artist captures the true essence of his subjects. With the philosophy of "having fun with you instead of making fun of you!" Darrell's work experience includes drawing the likenesses of top celebrities and business people. His work includes contracts with MGM Grand Detroit Casino. Several performances at Caesars Windsor and The North American International Auto Show's Charity Preview for Porsche Motor Cars (see video) and The Toronto Auto Show as well.
Darrell is the only artist presented with The State of Michigan Certificate of Tribute Award by former Governor Jennifer M. Granholm for his work. He also performs for The Ronald McDonald House of Detroit, Henry Ford and Beaumont Hospital events.
Additional Booking Notes
Tech requirements are an electrical outlet for lighting, a large rectangular 6 or 8 foot table and several chairs.
Past Booked Events
|August 31, 2017 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||The Garden Theater Open House|
|August 20, 2017 • 11:00am - 1:00pm||Chelis|
|August 13, 2017 • 11:00am - 1:00pm||Chelis|
|August 10, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Ronald McDonald House at Lengenfelter|
|August 06, 2017 • 10:00am - 6:00pm||Rennaisanice Festival - Eastern Market|
Unlike most artists I work on a table rather than an easel so everyone that sits for a sketch may see it drawn from begining until it's finished. I require a 6 or 8 foot table with several chairs so couples or entire families or groups may be drawn togeth
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