Silu Design Studio - Live Caricature

London
From: £160
Verified bookings:  5
Reviews: 12
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Price from: £160
Price: £160 for the first two hours. For every extra hour add £60/hour. Travel expenses can be added outside of London events. Portraits from 5 minutes. Size A4 and A3, 200gsm paper, one or maximum of three portraits on a sheet. The A4 portraits are delivered protected in premium transparent folders. Previous clients: Royal Borough of Greenwich, Better - The Greenwich Centre & The Eltham Centre, Salesforce Tower London with The Flying Seagull Project, Cirque le Soir London, Polka Theatre London, Under 1 Roof London.

Expressive portraits which transcend the black and white medium and the limitations of a simple line. I'm a pleasant guy with a very good sense of humor. My portraits capture various, beautiful, genui...

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Simon Howarth

26 Jan 2019

Silu arrived on time and was very unassuming, he worked non stop for the whole time! He even stayed a little longer to complete the last few drawings of people in the line waiting, very professional, and excellent drawing! Thanks Silu my guests loved your work!

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Andrew Shires

8 Dec 2018

Silu was a fantastic addition to the day. His drawings were very entertaining, and he much them in his warm and friendly demeanour. Many guests commented on how much they enjoyed his presence at the event. I thoroughly recommend Silu for any event!

18 Feb 2017

Thank you, great drawings! And you're a lovely guy.

26 Feb 2017

Fabulous caricatures that were done at our birthday weekend by the brilliant Silu Cartoon!

26 Feb 2017

Thank you so much for coming. Everyone LOVED your pictures!

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FAQ
Do you do caricatures from photos prior to the events/weddings?
Yes. If you hire me to do live caricature for your guests only, you can choose to have your caricature done (bride and groom etc.) prior to the event from photos if you think you'll be too busy during your event to attend the live session. Please let me know if you need this service to be included in your quote. Thank you!
What experience do you have working with children?
I have been requested to drawn at lots of children's parties and I think there are no better models for cartoons than kids. Probably I'm one of the best caricature artists when it's about drawing children (check certified review by Andrew Shires @ Polka Theatre, children’s theatre in Wimbledon) because of my way of drawings portraits (check my gallery). I know I'm doing something special when they tell me "I want to draw like you".
How much time do you need to prepare for an act?
I always arrive at least 30 minutes / 1-hour earlier, to discuss every detail and to be sure we can set the event how is convenient for you. As well, I arrive earlier to prepare myself, to be in the best shape when the event starts.
Can we personalise every drawing with our logo & branding?
Yes. I'll be happy to add stickers (provided by you) at the bottom of every front page.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes.
Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?
1. Decent lighting (indoors) 2. Two chairs normal size 3. A small table is helpful for my tools and to present some drawings. 4. Shaded area (outdoor), if possible. The sunlight is very powerful and reflected from the paper makes the drawing process more challenging.
How long is the act?
Minimum 2 hours per event. Portraits from 5 minutes.

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