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Melissa "Gigi" Caricature Hut

Caricaturist from Saint Petersburg, FL - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$75 - $300 per hour
Caricatures, face painting, silhouettes and costumed characters by Melissa "Gigi"*

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 Character: Melissa can portray a Princess, Mr. / Ms. Mouse, Fairy, Super Hero, Pirate, Caribbean Pirate, X-Woman, jedi, Power Rangerette, Monster Highschool, Retro, Pinup, Anime, Greek/Roman, Hawaiian, Hula and more. (Melissa is independent performer not affiliated with any character company, nor works for them nor represents them nor their opinions)

Melissa has worked for clients such as Captain Morgan, Caress, Pantene, MOSI, Busch Gardens, Ritz Carlton, Movico, MidAmerica Festivals, Hard Rock Casino and more. Melissa is a model and a trained dancer, has performed with troupes live at shows, events including the Hard Rock Casino, acted on national television, in plays and productions.

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.
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25+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
Volunteers services for charity events
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!

Wedding Reception

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They were great! All of my guest enjoyed them and the fact that they had different styles. Great people to work with!

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They are excellent artists. A real hit at our wedding. I would reccomend them at any event. True professionals and worth every penny.

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Corporate Function

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Melissa was amazing! Not only would I highly recommend her to others, I would hire her again in a heartbeat. She truly was the epitome of professional, entertaining, and extremely talented.

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2016
Jul
28
Corporate Event Turkey Park
Orlando, FL
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Aug
6
Birthday Party (Kids)
Tampa, FL
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2016
Sep
9
OSLC Caricatures
Saint Petersburg, FL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2016
Sep
17
Private Party
Clearwater, FL
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2016
Oct
7
OSLC Fall Festival Face Paint
Saint Petersburg, FL
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Oct
14
Community Event
Saint Petersburg, FL
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Jul
24
Company Picnic AF
Tampa, FL
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2016
Jul
23
MetroCon Body Paint
Tampa, FL
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2016
Jul
17
Birthday Party (Kids)
St Petersburg, FL
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2016
Jul
8
Museum Teaching Caricatures
Pompano Beach, FL
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2016
Jul
7
Museum Teaching Caricatures
Pompano Beach, FL
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2016
Jul
6
Museum Teaching Caricatures
Pompano Beach, FL
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Pirate Party
Silhouette Artist
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Luau Parties
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Wedding Receptions
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Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Melissa "Gigi" Caricature Hut will also travel to Pinellas Park, Bay Pines, Largo, Clearwater, Seminole, Tampa, Indian Rocks Beach, Sun City, Belleair Beach, Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Safety Harbor, Anna Maria, Palmetto, Bradenton, Dunedin, Terra Ceia, Bradenton Beach, Ellenton, Gibsonton.
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