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George Edwards

Caricaturist from Essex, MD - Will travel up to 100 miles
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I have a college degree in art from the Maryland Institute College of Art. I draw the large head with small body caricatures. I use a black marker on white paper. The subject tells me something about himself that I can work into the caricature, maybe it is hobby or sport, maybe it is something he makes up as an original idea. I pride my self on being able to improvise many 'on the spot' requests, not restricted to a preplanned pose like hitting a baseball, etc. I do not use gross exaggerations very much, I would not give a woman a huge nose for instance, like some artists do, unless of course the sitter says "go ahead make it outrageous". I have never had a subject complain about that. I will exaggerate more if requested, however, it has never really come up. The large head on the small body with the cartooning style always gets a laugh, which is the idea, to make people smile. I do have colored chalks to add color, but since speed is of the essence here that is rarely used as it takes longer. I bring my own setup, and supply a plastic bag for each drawing which is done on a heavy stock paper. I see so many caricaturist use a thin paper that they just tear off from a clipped pile and just hand it to the subject, but in a festive situation I worry about protecting my work and having it last, a lot of people get them framed. I try to take precautions so the drawing won't end up stained or crumpled. I do see myself as an artist, I always want my work to be appreciated and saved.
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Birthday Party (Kids)

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Excellent service, would highly recommend and will definitely use him again!! The kids at my daughters sweet 16 party loved their caricatures!! Thanks again!

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George is an excellent artist who cares about his work. He was pleasant and interested in producing quality drawings for our company.

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Birthday Party (Kids)

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George Edwards was great! We really enjoyed having him and he was definitely a popular attraction. The caricatures were awesome and his rates/fees are the best I've found. This was our first time booking a caricature artist and I'm glad we went with it versus booking a face painter or a different vendor because the kids can take the drawings home and keep them forever! We plan on booking him again for our next birthday party. If you want a caricature artist at your event, then book George Edwards. You won't be dissappointed!

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2017
May
30
Awards Night Party
Boyds, MD
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2017
Jun
3
Wedding Reception
Glen Burnie, MD
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2017
Jun
5
Celebration
Beltsville, MD
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2017
Jun
17
Wedding Reception
Manheim, PA
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Jun
24
Wedding Reception
Grasonville, MD
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2017
Jun
25
Graduation Party
Mickleton, NJ
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2017
May
27
Birthday Party (Adult)
Baltimore, MD
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2017
May
19
Prom
Marcus Hook, PA
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2017
May
13
Birthday Party (Adult)
Baltimore, MD
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2017
May
6
Wedding Reception
Phoenixville, PA
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2017
Apr
29
Birthday Party (Kids)
Washington, DC
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2017
Apr
2
Birthday Party (Kids)
Kimberton, PA
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4 hour special: $240 !
Starting at $168
  • Includes 10 minute break
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Please note George Edwards will also travel to Middle River, Rosedale, Dundalk, Highlandtown, Sparrows Point, Chase, Edgemere, Raspeburg, Fort Howard, White Marsh, Perry Hall, Clifton, Nottingham, Parkville, Orchard Beach, Loch Hill, Curtis Bay, East Case, Northwood, Greenland Beach, Stoney Beach, Idlewylde, Upper Falls, Chestnut Hill Cove, Baltimore, Govans, Kingsville, Bradshaw, Joppa, Gunpowder.
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