I am waaaaay better at capturing likeness and draw faster than any caricaturist out there. I will do a free sample caricature to prove it, in real time. I'll even send you a link to me drawing it live. I don't know another caricaturist who can capture likeness as quickly as I can. I am open minded and will interact with your guests and include the conversation in the portrait including amazing backgrounds and color as well. I often draw with both hands and can do up to 25 people an hour. I'm also a big doofus and am quirky. Despite the bragging it's only because it's true. I love drawing caricatures, and was born for it... I think. It's the only thing one can do with a philosophy degree!
Josh was super easy to work with. He is quick to respond to messages and is open to ideas. Everyone loves his work! Thank you for a great time!
Kreative Karicatures did an awesome job at our Corporate event this spring! We had both the caricaturist and face painter at our event and all our employees enjoyed having them. The kids loved getting their faces painted as a well as the adults loved having a caricature picture. Thank you, Kreature Karicatures!!!!
My wife hired him for our reception and I had my doubts about bringing in a caricature artist but I was flat out wrong. Josh was a hit, he had a wait list because everyone wanted a picture. He worked hard to make sure everyone who waited got a picture. Everyone loved his work and kept talking about what a great job he did. Thanks again Josh!!!
Response from OMG That Looks Like Me!:
It was soooooo fun too. Cool meeting all the state cops (I actually thought that's what your husband was and was surprised he was a personal trainer. I got a bunch of other stuff I can do from the guests too. You guys are too awesome! Have a honeymoon to remember😀
Josh was great, he moved around the room and interacted with the guests, drew kids who could not sit still and he and his wife stayed late to make sure no one went home without being taken care of.
They were the best, everyone loved them! I had both the Face Painter and Caricaturist for my son's birthday party. We will definitely use them again.
Very talented artist! The best part of my daughters bday party. He worked fast and very attentive to all the kids. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for a caricaturist.
Had a Halloween party with all ages. He was a nice, funny guy with terrific drawings. He was very fast and focused, even when people were talking to him and lined up waiting. Would definitely hire him again!
Josh had car trouble and was an hour late for my daughter's Sweet 16. However, he drew caricatures non stop when he arrived. I originally talked to Laura and thought she was doing our pictures, so that was a little confusing but it all worked out in the end. The kids enjoyed having their pics drawn.
Kreative Karicatures were awesome! Both Josh and his wife did an amazing job drawing caricatures of my wedding guests! The drawings were incredible.... they both are truly talented! My guests were raving about their work and their chill attitude....thank you so much for making my boardwalk theme wedding come to life.... would definitely recommend....
Josh did great at our event. He had a steady stream of people coming to his table the entire time, and he made sure everyone was satisfied with their portraits. I would definitely recommend him for any event.
I contracted with Kreative Karicatures (KK) several weeks ago for a corporate event for my biggest client. An agreement was reached through Gig Salad. Shortly thereafter, I spoke to (KK) via telephone about the event. I requested a written contract be provided to me. I was told I would receive it shortly. When the contract was not sent as promised, I inquired again. I again was told that I would receive a written contract, which I never did. In the past several weeks, I attempted to make contact via telephone, each time receiving a message that they are not able to accept calls/messages at this time, sorry for the inconvenience. I sent several messages through the Gig Salad listing about the event, with no response. I tried several times to call KK the day of the event, but still could not get in touch with them. The time of the event was changed to an hour earlier. This was acknowledged by KK several days prior to the event, one of the few messages they responded to. KK was scheduled to arrive at my event early enough to set up for a 7 P.M. start. KK did not arrive until 8:24 P.M., almost an hour and a half after the event started. Needless to say, my client was irate, as they had paid for entertainment for the entire event. Upon arrival, I asked KK to stay until 10 P.M. in an effort to appease my irate client. KK agreed and stayed until that time. I provided KK with the remainder of the fee we had agreed to, event though they did not arrive on time, and their communication skills are awful. I certainly cannot recommend them to anyone, nor would I use their services again.
Response from OMG That Looks Like Me!:
1. Bob says the client was upset, however the guests loved me and I booked 2 other gigs from this event.
2. You notice he didn't say anything about my drawing, or performance. Some people search for the negative.
3. Admittedly, I could have communicated better, but not bad enough for him to change the schedule at the VERY last minute to an hour later and blame me for being an hour late.
I had an excellent response from the guests, but sometimes it doesn't matter. I would work with him again, but it's water under the bridge.
Sorry you had a bad experience Bob, I still maintain the belief that I'm a hard working, fun, professional artist.
Josh did a great job. Everyone that wanted a picture was able to receive one in the alloted time
Price Range: $100 - $1000
Gig Length: 120 - 9999 minutes
Website: Visit website
What to Expect
Someone who is very receptive and Maleable to requests, as well as intelligent and entertaining
HOW ABOUT GETTING A CARICATURE THAT ACTUALLY LOOKS LIKE YOU? ADD FACE PAINTING TO ADD MORE FUN!
I am a portrait artist by nature, and have an excellent eye for drawing things exactly how they are in great detail, which is why I'm such a good caricature artist. I can find those few details that capture likeness. After drawing my first 1000 people I learned how to skew people's faces and mold an imaginary image that can be hilariously exaggerated, portrait like or even flattering! I've also learned to do this with great efficiency, without excluding the magic of tricking the recognition area of ones mind, revealing an other worldly representation of reality. I love entertaining and leaving guests awestruck, delighted, giggling, or laughing hilariously!
I love spectators, as I whip up my creations, and children naturally flock to me, as I teach while I draw giving them insight into something they usually find fascinating (I became interested in caricature when my father took me to a restaurant that featured a caricature artist who came around to tables).
Everyone can leave with a keepsake to remember your event for years, and often people describe the first time they had a caricature done, with a great deal of nostalgia in there stories. It's a well packaged product as well, wrapped in a plastic waterproof container on a nice heavy weight paper done in a non toxic and permanent alcohol based marker, finished in vine charcoal or compressed chalk, or prismacolor artstix. I did once have a customer leave crying, but he was 6 months old and teething (I forgot to mention how I can be funny sometimes).
I bring my wife with me, and she assists in entertaining and line management, as well as calming fidgety children if she is not busy creating wonderful face painting designs. She loves helping and face painting at events and parties and even more so she loves seeing the guest reactions when she shows them how she transformed their face in to a work of art. We make quite a team as we've been doing this together for years and we give a nice deal if we are booked together.
Thanks for the inquiry!
Additional Booking Notes
For Caricatures we will need 4 chairs provided to us and a small space where other guest can watch as I do my magic. For Face Painting we will need 2 chairs, a small table and access to water. Please let us know prior to the event if there will not be running water available. If the event is out doors please have a spot under a tented or shaded area available and an alternative indoor spot in case weather conditions are not favorable.
Upcoming Booked Events
|July 21, 2019 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Birthday Party|
|September 07, 2019 • 5:00pm - 10:00pm||Wedding Reception|
Past Booked Events
|June 30, 2019 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|June 22, 2019 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm||Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party|
|June 08, 2019 • 11:00am - 3:00pm||Corporate Event|
|May 31, 2019 • 6:30pm - 9:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|April 14, 2019 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||Religious Celebration|
|March 03, 2019 • 10:30am - 12:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|December 09, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|November 10, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|November 03, 2018 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm||Halloween Party|
|September 15, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|September 08, 2018 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|October 06, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday (Teen)|
|September 16, 2017 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|July 01, 2017 • 8:00pm - 10:30pm||Corporate Event|
|April 21, 2017 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Festival|
|November 05, 2016 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|October 08, 2016 • 3:30pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|December 11, 2015||Birthday (Teen)|
I can do black and white, color or a hint of color. If there are more guest then I am able to do in the time agreed to I may opt to do quick black and white caricatures to try to accommodate as many guest as I can. If you have any ideas to go along with the caricatures( themes, slogans or activities) please let me know during booking and I can tailor the caricatures to your needs with pre-printed paper that we design just for your special occasion.
|Josh||Caricaturist and Artist|
|Chrissy||Face Painter, Artist & Assistant|
|Christin Kenner||Artist/Assistant to Artst|
Influences & Inspiration
4 chairs for caricatures
2 chairs for face painting
small table for face painting