SocalToons provides Caricatures for your special events such as birthday partys, wedding receptions, graduation parties, Proms, art festivals, sporting events and more. My rates are very reasonable and I can work quickly in order to provide the best artwork for your event. I have a 2 hr minimum per event and I am willing to travel out of state with a minimum 4 hr booking. Just inquire about my rates - I'm flexible with my rate and I'm able to work with most budgets. I also provide Digital Caricatures as well from photos and within 48 hrs you can receive a customized Digital Caricature that would make a great gift for any occasion (pls inquire for rates) . Thank you!
Thank you Jon for a great event. Everyone loved their caricature!
My guests really enjoyed having this caricaturist at my mom's party!! It was a big hit!! He was super nice and easy to work with. I will definitely recommend him and hire again.
We hired Jon for our sons 1st birthday party and everything turned out great. Jons caricatures were amazing and everyone loved it! Would highly recommend him to any gathering.
Did a great job. Friendly and even agreeded to stay longer cause everyone loved it so much! It was definitely a hit!
John was the best, he was a total hit at our event And his drawings were unbelievable! Thank you so much!
Working with Jon was a pleasant experience. Communication before and up to the event was great. He exceeded our expectations for our son’s birthday party. He handled everyone’s request with ease and was super friendly. Everyone really enjoyed having their pictures drawn. I would hire Jon in the future.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 120 - 960 minutes
What to Expect
I have a 2 hr minimum and can draw 25-30 guests per hour for black and white drawings and 20-25 guests for color drawings. I can draw up to 5 -6 people per page and I use 18x24 and 11x17 sized 90 lbs. archival drawing paper. *My rates will vary and so I would have to know specifics regarding your party in order to give you an accurate quote for your event. Thank you.
I'm a local Los Angeles caricature artist available for party bookings in the southern California area. I have a BFA in Illustration/animation from the Academy of Art College San Francisco and been drawing since I was a kid. I really enjoy creating interest in my artwork and adding excitement to every party that I attend. I'm interested in Caricature art because it fulfills my creative /artistic needs as well as my interest in meeting new and interesting people. Caricaturing has been a integral part of my artistic life and I enjoy every moment of each personalized drawing that I create for each of my clients. I'm very adaptable and I've worked at small private parties with 20 guests to large events such as the Pomona Fairplex for a college dance with 300-400 guests. So if you have the need for a caricature artist for your event just let me know. Thank you.
Additional Booking Notes
I need very little as far as set up is concerned. If you have an event outdoors I would need ample shade (if during the day) and adequate light (if it's an evening event). And I would also need 3-4 chairs and (optional) a small table. I would bring my own easel,drawing supplies and paper so that will be covered.
Past Booked Events
|June 30, 2018 • 12:00pm - 2:30pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|July 15, 2017 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|July 09, 2017 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|June 10, 2017 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|April 22, 2017 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm||Festival|
|April 08, 2017 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Baby Shower|
|September 25, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|September 08, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party|
|July 30, 2016 • 3:30pm - 6:00pm||Birthday (Teen)|
|June 18, 2016 • 12:30pm - 3:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|June 05, 2016 • 11:00am - 1:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|February 06, 2016||Birthday (Child)|
|November 13, 2015||Retirement Party|
|October 15, 2015||Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party|
|August 02, 2015||Corporate Event|
|May 30, 2015||Graduation|
|June 28, 2014||Birthday Party|
I would arrive 15-20 minutes before your scheduled event in order to set up my easel and materials. Other than that I would require a break if your event booking is 4 hrs in which case I would need a 10 min break after each 2 hr drawing session.
Influences & Inspiration
I'm influenced and inspired by the works of Sebastian Kruger, Al Hirschfeld, Chuck Jones to name a few.
Ample Shade - if outdoors in the day
Ample Light - if evening event
Small table (optional)
3 to 4 chairs
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