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Posted Mar 2011

2 a.m. - I'm emailing pictures to my Power-Point client. 9 a.m. - Ring, ring - me: Good Morning

client: "fantastic job. listen, because of snowdates, I have another day before the presentation. Can you do another picture?"

me, thinking that I have a 1:30 appointment at the spa, and a 3:30 appointment with my trainer, and I'm on to cook dinner for company tonight....: "Sure. What do you have in mind?"

client: "one face leaning forward on muscular arms......" My client is UP. Talking faaaast. Snap snap, so many ideas...... "Good Morning......"

We hang up, I go to wake up, morning routine..... Luckily I didn't start the picture yet, when,

Ring, ring - "Hi! What's up?"

client: "Could we make that a 2-person Caricature? The first guy leaning over a brick wall. He's in the U.S. - talking to our associate in the U.K - You'd have the Atlantic Ocean in there, and a phone in his hand ..................... ......................... ........................."

then later, middle of the night - I draw the picture first in pencil, then in marker. While erasing the pencil for this upbeat picture, I flip on a movie - Ahhhh "Escape From Alcatraz". Point, Counterpoint.

Crazy day, Wild night, and I'm just sitting here alone. It's a good life:

Update: Aaaahhh, it's all worth it. Here's the email that I woke up to today: "Alison, I want to thank you for an extraordinary job. My presentation went brilliantly and your slides were gut busters. That you so much for your professionalism and talent." Me: Smiling

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To Hire Caricature Artist Alison Gelbman:
(516) 579-4706
optidust@gmail.com



The Clown's Coloring Book

Posted Mar 2010

Yeow - A woman called me about a Coloring Book this week - just a regular party-prop based on the Party-Girl. I wanted to send her to see a Coloring Book that I created as a business 'advertisement' recently - but I couldn't find the post. Is it possible that I hadn't posted it?

Well, here's a sample of it now - some of the pages. It's a lot of work to make a Coloring Book, but it's so worth it. Since my childhood was Coloroing Book, it was so much a part of me, I'm excited to think of the kids who would be carelessly taking for-granted the ones that I create for them. So much a part of their lives, and they probably won't even realize it.

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 Caricature Artist Alison Gelbman:
(516) 579-4706
optidust@gmail.com