Caricatures by Alison Gelbman
Unique and appreciated CARICATURES FOR PARTIES OR GIFTS for All Ages ~ FASHION SKETCHES for All Ages FACE PAINTING for All Ages ~ BALLOONS for All Ages TEMPORARY TATTOOS including BOTH FREEHAND GLITTER TATTOOS AND FLAT BLACK TATTOOS ~ for Ages 6 - Adult
You can see Thousands of Alison's Samples on the blog here. Enjoy ~ http://caricatureexpress.com/
Alison is a Party Artist ~ Her attitude enhances a Party just as much as her Fun Pictures do. Guests have a good time ~ Clients are honored ~ As much as possible she puts the focus on The Reason for the Celebration!" Sometimes including words on the Caricature like "(Name) is my Big Brother" or "Family Fun!"
Sometimes Party Talk including things like "The Caricatures are Courtesy of our Generous Host" or "Wow ~ It's a pleasure to See you".
Attention naturally goes to the entertainer, but Alison has a way of redirecting that attention toward the host or the guests themselves.
If the party is quiet enough for people to talk, the artist might ask a group of onlookers to tell her a little something about the 'subject'. **Get's the 'audience' involved!** And if there's a different situation, if the guests don't know each other yet, this artist might ask the 'subject' to "tell us a little about yourself. So I'll have some ideas of what to draw for you." **It works as a great 'ice-breaker'.** Or if it's a Loud Party ~ She just does it with her Unique Pictures and Energetic Approach. When a couple wants a caricature together, the artist might position them in ways that make them more aware of each other than of the artist. Sometimes, they're asked to sit knee to knee and just look into each others eyes without speaking. It's an experience that they might never have taken if not for having come to this party. Or sometimes, they take turns in one chair - with one partner asked to stand behind the chair and rub to 'subject's' shoulders during the sitting.
Yes ~ Alison is a natural for Party Entertainment. Because she likes People and she developed her Talents that give her Powers and Abilities far beyond those of the Shyer sort. Frequently asked, "Do you mind if I watch?" And Yeow ~ Response "Of course I don't mind. That's why I'm creating my Artwork here. At (Name)'s Party."