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I was Interviewed!

Posted Mar 2018

How and when did you get introduced to the wonderful world of caricature? Back when I started my career as a CARICATURE ARTIST ~ before Y2K if you know what I mean ~ I had no connections to other CARICATURISTS. I tried networking when I would find a CARICATURIST at a Street Fair, but not much came of it. A few Artist friends, yes, but no one even told me that it was called CARICATURE. I coined the term CARTOONICATURE, and I went out there with my PORTRAIT skills. Lol ~ actually holding my thumb up to measure sizes and angles while drawing CARICATURES at Parties.

If you could make 3 wishes come true what would they be? I wish that people didn't judge others based on how they look. I wish that people weren't afraid to look however they turn out. I wish that people didn't buy in to some 'Hollywood' norm that they want to look like. I wish that people treated Everyone with respect. I wish that people would accept all sorts of personalities ~ acknowledging all the parts of themselves as well as of others.

Tell us a funny story relating to caricature... Lol ~ That's a funny question! Since I feel like funny is all CARICATURE should be about! Playing and laughing.

What are your interests? Strokes ~ made with Markers or Colorsticks, Pencils, Brushes..... Strokes ~ made with Hands or Arms, Feet..... How my body works ~ Weight-lifting and Jogging.... People, TV, Movies, Music, Meditation..... Yes! Meditation ~ That is my approach to All my other interests ~ choosing my Focus. So many different things we can choose to focus on when we are doing any thing

What is one thing that cheers you up? Meditation

What does being a caricature artist mean to you? Being a CARICATURE ARTIST is to know how to really do IT. To understand that Real Art happens only when we are Really in the Zone. Pure Unconcontrolled Experience. Drawing CARICATURES is a time when I can practice that ~ so I will know how to do it when I'm Dancing, Loving, Eating, Talking, playingscrabblecleaningthebathroomsweepingthefloorsitting, answering these Interview Questions ~ Yes I want to leave my answer with that long runtogether word. I feel like it expresses what I'm talking about.

Who or what inspires you as an artist? I look at the Artwork by other Great Artists for Inspiration. Including Peter Maxx, John Lennon, Joe Bluhm, George W Bush, Daniel Greene, Kira Layli,, Charles Sovek, Andy Warhol, Angie Jordan, Keith Haring,

What is your favorite movie OR music? My favorite music is The Arkhams ~ I use it to jog. My favorite movie is Into The Woods.

What was your favorite toy as a child, .....or now? My IPad Pro ~ It's what I've always been waiting for! It's here! It actually exists!

What would you like to tell other Artists? Lighten up. We are just Drawing Pictures

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(516) 579-4706
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Something Interesting Things to Do with Your Friends

Posted Mar 2018

Alison's Caricatures! Let's see how you would all look. Let's have a Party

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To Hire Artist Alison Gelbman:
(516) 579-4706
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Interesting Friends

Posted Feb 2018

DO YOU HAVE ANY INTERESTING LOOKING FRIENDS? Have Fun. Order a CARICATURE. Or a Whole Party full of CARICATURES. optidust@gmail.com

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To Hire Artist Alison Gelbman:
(516) 579-4706
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Where Were We?

Posted Feb 2018

When Ordering Alison's Caricature Entertainment, you have an Option to include a Logo ~ In this case, the Client Chose her Company Name and Date.

BTW ~ The Lighting wasn't the best for taking quick photographs, but it felt real luxurious at the Party. This was actually drawn on Very White Paper, but everything looked Golden during the Party Lights.

Whenever possible, I even took photos of people's immediate reactions to their Caricatures.

Event Entertainment for PARTY PLANNING Ideas in New York, Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County.....

You can click on some pictures in this blog to see them larger.
To Hire Artist Alison Gelbman:
(516) 579-4706
optidust@gmail.com