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New Fashion Sketch Samples

Posted Jan 2012

Fashion Sketches work particularly well at Sweet 16's. and Bat Mitzvot ~ and Engagement Parties ~ Proms ~ and other such Celebrations where the guests are so aware of how they are presenting themselves. We have a great time with it, but I wish I had new Samples to hang up when I set up at these Parties.

Running around. So many Parties. I finally just grabbed any moments that I had to draw new Samples. This is what I came up with - using the limited supplies that I always have with me.

It's a good idea to keep paper and markers with you. I keep the ones that aren't 'juicy' enough for my gigs anymore. They're in my pocketbook, in my car, in every room of my house, at my friend's house..... Everywhere.

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.
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Go Wild

Posted Jul 2009

Whew - I sure worked hard at this school. A Guidance Counselor asked me to give the students their choice - Did they want a tame Caricature or a Wild Caricature.

Drawing fast, one of the Fun things about Party Caricature is that we don't know how the Artist would be affected. It's very difficult to

Either Come Up With Something Funny on command,

Or to get a likeness while toning down what you see which is creating that likeness.

But there I was, asking the students which they wanted. And handling high-school-type paperwork - checking off lists, keeping counts..... Constantly interrupting my Zone, the Artist's Zone.....

But it was Okay. A-Okay, I'd say. A wonderful group of students. A wonderful exercise for me. Most of the students wanted real Artwork

  • something diffferent, something wild. A frequent response was something like - 'Ah, heck. Just go for it.' I was On.

It's late at night now - I'm just going to post of few of them. More coming soon - I'm fascinated to see what I came up with:

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