Don't wait, book Darci as soon as possible! 58 events in 2018 booked already! Weddings, 1st bdays, surprise adult bdays, corporate event & more! Caricature or silhouette entertainment can add that extra needed fun appeal to your event. Darci Herbold has over 150 great reviews & growing, on the internet! Darci has a BA degree & has created art for Disney, as well as other well known companies & celebrities. Darci has a complementary style, yet adds humor. Often you will hear laughter from the guests while she's creating. In some of Her past reviews clients have said "Her drawings were a hit!" & "Her silhouettes were amazing!". Popular in LA County, 80% of her events are done here. Also serving Orange, Riverside, San Diego & other Counties!
Darci has a kind, gracious personality and great people skills. Talking to the guests while she's creating, She brings fun to the event! Some guests like to share their interests and/or ideas for the caricature background: beach, superhero, sports, shopping, etc. Many guests tell her "I plan on framing it!". With kids, she does not over-exaggerate their feature so as not to embarrass them.
Darci creates her caricature accurately & quickly. Here are some of her speeds per person: Her most popular is her "Quick Caricatures". This one has a situation activity. Time 3 -4.5 mins. Great for for large events She also has her "Ultra Quick Caricatures". Time 2 -3 mins. Darci also does Color Caricatures.
Past clients include: YouTube (the company), Face Book (the Culver City Office), Target, Costco, Verizon, Guess Jeans, Visa, Pepsi, ADT Security Systems, Jet Blue, Red Cross, Johnson & Johnson, Toyota, HP, Mercedes, Disney movie premiere for "Cinderella", Disney Channel's Austin & Ally Rap Party, The Magic Castle, Uber Corp Event, Microsoft, Aflac Awards Banquet, Univision, Google, & Ralph Lauren.
Darci has a business license & Entertainers Liability Insurance. Her Awards include "Top Caricaturist" 2012, 2014, 2015, & 2017 .
Great for: Weddings, 1st B-days, Corporate, Baby or Wedding Showers, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Quinceañeras, Sweet 16, Winter Formals, Proms, Grad Nights, Retirement, Homecomings, Adult & Kid's B-days, Holiday Parties, Anniversaries, Trade Shows, Corporate Meetings, Ice Breakers, Health Fairs, Harbor cruise events, Super Hero, Paris, Luau, Decades & Music, Hollywood, Under the Sea, Tropical, Toy Story, Frozen Parties, & more!
Darci's silhouette art is also great entertainment! She hand cuts Her silhouettes on the spot without any pre-drawing. The guest's silhouette is put in a beveled edge mat board black frame and is placed in a cellophane sleeve/bag. When She cuts the silhouettes for weddings, 1st Bdays, etc, Darci cuts out 2 at a time. The 1st goes to the guest & the 2nd silhouette is put in and album that she provides. Darci brings colored gel pens and the guests are encouraged to write a personal message next to their silhouette in this special keepsake album.
A couple of phrases Darci hears a lot when she is cutting out silhouettes are " amazing!" and "I have never had this done before". Darci cuts quickly & her attention to detail is enjoyed by all.
Practicing fast realistic & cartoon drawings for years as a young person, Darci later studied art at Long Beach State and honed Her skills. A year after graduating w a BA, Darci started her own portrait drawing art business at Ports O' Call Village in San Pedro. Here she did realistic watercolors, caricatures, & silhouettes, and her business thrived 9 1/2 yrs. Later Darci started an event entertainment business. Client do advance bookings for their events of her services. Darci charges at a per hour rate. Darci creates caricatures & silhouettes as well as Quick Realist Portrait Drawings & Event Painting.
Do not hesitate to book Her before someone else books her for the day of your event. Your guests will be thrilled with their "take home" keepsake!
A few of her 145 great reviews: I am so happy that Darci was available for my son's event!! She was amazing and all that attended thought so too. Great artist and very personable!! I would definitely recommend her services!!! The drawings were great, Thanks Darci :) -Brandi R, Ontario gig # 2065289 5/9/'15
Darci was a professional all the way. She was friendly, personable, very talented and a joy to work with. If you hire Darci, she will exceeded your expectations not only with speed, but with the details of her caricature drawings. Thank you so much for making our company party a huge success! -Shannon R, Tustin #2233990 12/12/'15
I am beyond happy with Darci. She did a great job. My Guest loved her& her job. I had a lot of positive comments throughout the night. Best choice ever! Both the kids and the adults LOVED it! Her work is great for ANY event. The caricatures are definitely something different to have at a party, something unique that will definitely have your guest saying WOW!-Jennifer R, Laguna Hills #1598295 1/26/'14