Caricatures, face painting, silhouettes and costumed characters by Melissa "Gigi" and friends!
Caricatures - Melissa has been a caricature artist for over 15 years, is a member of ISCA (International Association of Caricature Artists), a published cartoonist, artist, illustrator and designer. *Her husband Dan Almariei is also a caricaturist and they can offer two artists with different styles, studio pieces and combo packages.
Face Painting / Body Painting: Melissa uses professional face paints, fx make up and cosmetic grade supplies. Her face paints are FDA approved, hypoallergenic and she utilizes sanitary practices. Melissa is one of Royal Caribbeans featured face painters and has worked for clients such as Verizon, State Farm, Johnson & Johnson's and more.
Silhouette Artist: Melissa cuts beautiful matted portraits both quickly and eloquently.
Costumed Characters: Princesses, fairies, pirates, Mr. Mouse and more! (Melissa and friends are independent performers not affiliated with any character company, nor works for them nor represents them nor their opinions)
Clients include Verizon, Royal Caribbean, Johnson & Johnson's, Kellogs, Pepsico, Captain Morgan, Caress, Pantene, MOSI, Busch Gardens, Ritz Carlton, Movico, MidAmerica Festivals, Hard Rock Casino and more.
Melissa is friendly, professional, reliable, get along with persons on all levels and can be seen at festivals, conventions, shows and at various events. Melissa is background verified through in partnership with Gigmasters. Please contact her with any questions or for more information.
*Rates vary with hours, travel, number of artists and activity requested.