Richard Ellis Caricaturist

Birmingham, West Midlands
Verified bookings: 60
Reviews: 12
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Description

Price from: £270

Richard Ellis is a talented and highly experienced caricaturist, having been professional since 1998.

He has worked for a huge range of household name clients, including UBS, Mars, Roche, Pfizer, Volvo, Barclays and many more. Combining great likenesses with humour and enthusiasm, he is a great hit with guests at all kinds of events.

He is fully insured and DBS checked.

12 Reviews
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Rachael Millington

Oct. 26, 2019

Hi Richard, just a quick message to say thanks for drawing at our wedding on Saturday! Everyone loved you this weekend, especially William - one of the page boys who kept asking "Can you draw my face again!"
Thank you for coming at such short notice!! Your really saved the day!

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Alison Earl

Oct. 5, 2019

Richard was great. His pictures are brilliant. He was a fabulous addition to my Dad's 90th birthday.

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Alan

Sept. 21, 2019

Fantastic made our wedding even more special thank you

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Sally Freeman

June 8, 2019

We would highly recommend Richard, a great addition to our wedding celebrations
Thank you

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jemma

March 15, 2019

Richard was simply brilliant from start to finish and the guests loved having their pictures done. We would definitely recommend!! Fantastic

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Jill McConomy

Dec. 1, 2018

Everyone loved their pictures. Richard was great at replying, prompt and professional. Arrived on time and got straight to work. Great idea as an alternative wedding favour. Would definitely recommend Richard.

Services From Richard Ellis Caricaturist

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Quickfire Caricaturist

Thanks for dropping by! To be honest, I'd much rather have a conversation than do the 'instant quote', so please feel free to message me Having a caricaturist at your event is a great idea, because it's a unique talking point and a 'wow' factor for guests - the drawings themselves are a lifelong souvenir of the occasion. I mingle with guests, drawing 10-12 people an hour. This includes time for banter - I see my act as entertainment, not just a production line. The drawings are in pen & ink, A4 size - big enough to make an impression but small enough to carry. I place the completed sketches in clear display sleeves, which keeps them on show and also protects them With 22 years experience, so you can be assured I'll be professional as well as artistic! Over the years I have drawn tens of thousands of people, including many celebrities - recently the great cricketer Sir Curtly Ambrose told me, "You have an amazing talent." I have public liability insurance and a recent DBS check.
From: £240 per event
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FAQs

  • How long is the act?

    Usually three hours, but other timings are available.

  • What is included in the wedding package?

    Drawings of around 10 or 11 people per hour, all placed in clear display sleeves which will keep them on show but protected. After all, they will be a souvenir of the occasion for years to come!

  • What other services to you provide?

    I also draw caricatures from photos for gifts - sometimes these are used as an alternative to a guest book at weddings and parties. Occasionally I run workshops for companies.

  • Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?

    I provide all my own materials, and do not need an electrical supply or any special facilities.

  • How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

    None! I just need to get my pens and paper out, and I'm good to go!

Set List/Services

A typical performance lasts two to three hours. Usually, this is a mix and mingle act, but other arrangements can be made, such as working in team meetings.