Who does Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry and Motorola hire when they are looking for entertainment for their events? Rafael from Cartoon You!
Featured in publications such as The Orlando Sentinel, Orlando Magazine, Create Magazine, Orlando Leisure, and Orlando Arts, Rafael Diez is the owner of Cartoon You Caricatures, a nationally rated 5-Star caricature entertainment company that provides affordable and professional caricature artists for all types of events - from small family parties to huge corporate conventions. We offer one or more artists and traditional hand drawn caricatures and high tech digital caricatures to meet our client's needs. If you need a party artist, a gift caricature, group caricature, or studio illustration, Cartoon You can help you with one or more artists for your event.
Caricature is a proven satisfier, eliciting laughter and delight from both sitter and audience alike. These comical portraits often end up framed and hanging on the walls of their subject's homes and offices for years afterwards. You can make this service available to your family, friends, and/or employees at competitive rates. Not local to Central Florida? No problem! We'll come to you. Call Rafael at and let's discuss what we can do for you.
With 20 years of working as a cartoonist for Disney and Universal,and an MFA in Illustration from Syracuse University, the oldest and most prestigious illustration program in America, Rafael Diez has been an award winning college art instructor for 10 years now at two of Orlando's best art schools.
Over a span of 25 years our client list has grown to include over 1500 satisfied clients. Among them: Microsoft, Walmart, Disney, Universal, Kodak, Apple, Samsung, BlackBerry, Sprint, KEL Attorneys, KB Homes, Fuze, Sony, U.S. Army, Cafe Tu Tu Tango, Fast Signs, Outback, John Casablanca, Olive Garden, World Marriott, Paramount Great America, Motorola, Toyota, Costco, FAO Schwarz, United Way, WDBO AM 580, WKMG Channel 6, Kids Together, Budget Rent A Car, US Wireless, Liberty Mutual, University of Central Florida, Petco, Morgan Stanley, Orlando World Center, Cartoon Art Museum, Terminix, Lockheed Martin, Florida Hospital, and thousands more all across the country.
Events include: Weddings, Conventions, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Engagement Parties, Baby Showers, Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties, Cocktail Parties, Rehearsal Dinners, Luaus, Cruises, Grad Nights, Office Parties, Employee Appreciations, Picnics, Birthdays, Retirement Parties, Grand Openings, even Divorce Parties, believe it or not!
Wow your crowd! Impress with high tech! Want something different than the traditional marker and paper caricatures? Go digital! Hire one or more Digital Caricature Artists to electrify the crowds with the power of the pixel! Artists draw on pressure sensitive digital CINTIQ drawing tablets and guests watch the art projected on 32" LCD screens. Guests leave with their own full color caricature printed on the spot on 4x6" or 8x10" paper. Each artist can draw 10 color caricatures per hour. This option is great for big crowds and big rooms, especially when clients want a sleek and modern entertainment style for their corporate events. Company logos can be printed on the paper along with a custom border. At the end you receive digital copies of all the caricatures. Rates depend on location, and the number of artists and hours you need. Digital Rates start at $175 per hour with a 4 hour minimum. Will travel anywhere in North America. Call for specific rates and packages for your area. Call for requirements (Client provides outlet and an 8x8 space, with a 4' or 6' table and 3 chairs.) There is a 50% deposit, balance due at event. Client may request logo printed on paper (free).
- Artist sets up with easel and pen, paper, lights.
- Each artist can draw 20 black and white caricatures or 10 color caricatures per hour.
- Paper can be pre-printed with event logo border for free.
- Each drawing is an 11x14" original and comes with a transparent bag with handle.
- We require a 50% deposit online via PayPal, balance due at event.
- Rates start at $100 hr.