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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Wedding

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George did an amazing job, and provided a unique experience for our wedding guests. Everyone absolutely LOVED their caricature drawings, and could not stop raving about how awesome George was. I am so glad he was part of our special day, and I would hire him again in a heart beat. One of the best choices I made!

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Wedding Cocktail Hour

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George was a huge hit at our wedding! We contracted him for four hours, but he was so busy he was willing to stay extra hours. George's drawings were fantastic and I loved how he incorporated personality into each piece. Thanks, George!!!

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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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PAST EVENTS
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2018
Aug
18
Birthday Party (Kids)
Reston, VA
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Aug
19
Birthday Party (Kids)
Pikesville, MD
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2018
Aug
25
Wedding
York, PA
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Sep
1
Wedding
Stewartstown, PA
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2018
Sep
8
Wedding Reception
Laurel, MD
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2018
Sep
15
Wedding Reception
Annapolis, MD
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Aug
7
Community Event
Baltimore, MD
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2018
Aug
1
Birthday Party (Kids)
Chambersburg, PA
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2018
Jul
21
Corporate Function
Clarksville, MD
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2018
Jul
14
Celebration
Hyattsville, MD
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Jul
3
Club Event
Baltimore, MD
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Jun
30
Graduation Party
Woodlyn, PA
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4 hour special: $250 !
 
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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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