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Caricature Artist
Dan Freed
Fun entertainment choice for parties &
all occasions

Custom caricatures
from photos

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"Just wanted to let you know what a fantastic job you did with the caricatures at our wedding reception on 10/18.   Everyone loved them !!!!" - Judy


"All of my guests were very impressed!"  - Kathy A.

Everyone will be entertained AND all of your guests will go home with a caricature drawing - a great party favor and memory of your event. Available within 35 minutes of West Chester Pennsylvania. I can even mix in some close-up strolling magic if you'd like - I'm just about the only caricature artist in the country that is also a magician! I'm very fast on the draw - I draw 15-20 people an hour in B&W on 11 by 14" paper. I am very friendly and professional. I've been entertaining people as a professional caricaturist for 30 years. I bet I've drawn 100,000 people (but I haven't been counting!). 
I also do custom caricatures from photos - available to anyone from anywhere in the world. They are a really fun unique gift idea, great for people retiring, graduating, birthdays, teams of coworkers, etc. The custom work I do is now created on my computer and emailed to you, then you can print and frame it. 

Sample quick caricature sketch done by Dan Freed at a wedding in Wilmington DE. Dan is an experienced wedding caricature artist.

Above is an example of an "action pose" drawn at a wedding. Action poses are a lot of fun for people to watch being drawn. I can base the pose on a hobby or occupation, or just make something up for a funny surprise. I draw 12-15 people per hour when doing action poses (15-20 people an hour if just drawing faces).

Action poses take longer than doing just faces but are more entertaining. If I have a lot of people to draw, I will switch to just doing faces so I can get more drawings done per hour. Color takes an extra 2-3 minutes per person. 

Samples of quick caricature drawings done at a party. These are examples of individual caricatures. When drawing faces from the shoulders up, I draw about 15-20 guests per hour. 
Sample Party Caricature by Chester County PA artist Dan Freed. Another example of an action pose. This one is of musician/actor Jack Black. The drawings are usually done with black marker on 11 by 17" paper.

These are examples of individual caricatures. When drawing faces from the shoulders up, I draw about 15-20 guests per hour. 

Another example of an action pose. This one is of musician/actor Jack Black. The drawings are usually done with black marker on 11 by 14" paper.

Dan can draw families and groups together on one page.
Sample action pose caricature. Takes 3 or 5 minutes per person.
Sample quick party caricature by Chester County artist Dan Freed.
A child posing for a caricature drawing.
A child posing for a caricature.
Kids love to watch Dan drawing.
A couple getting a fast cartoon caricature portrait by Dan Freed.
A boy showing the drawing he just posed for.

I'm available to do quick drawings as entertainment for adult or kids parties & events; company parties, holiday events, birthday parties, open houses, weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvah's, college events, grad parties, proms, corporate events, family parties, etc.

Quick drawings, 12-20 people per hour. 

I make it fun and funny -  people love to watch.

Very popular idea for any special occasion.  

Caricature art is a fun permanent memory for your guests.

I can draw couples, co-workers, family caricatures and groups of any size together on the same page. 

I live in West Chester PA and am available within a 35 minute drive, including areas such as: Downingtown, Kennett Square, Malvern, Glen Mills, Chadds Ford, Chester Springs, Newtown Square, Bryn Mawr, Phoenixville, Royersford, Media, Westtown, Wayne, King of Prussia, Norristown, Berwyn, Wallingford, Devon, Main Line PA area, Villanova, Frazer, Springfield, Collegeville, Gladwyne, Paoli, Havertown, Haverford, Bala Cynwyd, Broomall, Northern Wilmington DE, Brandywine Valley, etc.

Details: For party caricatures I charge an hourly rate of 165hr., no charge per sketch. There is a usually a 1.5 or 2 hour minimum on Saturdays and Sundays. I am available within a 35 minute drive of West Chester PA. Not available in Philadelphia or NJ. Please call or email ASAP to make sure I'm available to draw caricature cartoons at your event. Custom drawings from photos done at my studio also available.


I have done caricatures for thousands of private events since 1992. I am also a professional kids entertainer, featuring comedy magic & puppet shows for kids and strolling close-up magic, etc. I can easily combine caricature drawing with those other activities if you would like.


Click here for more info on my other entertainment options.  


"Great experience,on time..great talent in getting information to make appropriate caricatures of everyone. Very fast..Extremely good with children...Everyone said a great asset to the party."  - Liz C.

Caricature drawing done at charity event.
Wedding caricatures by Dan Freed.
Caricatures doneat a compay open house.
Custom caricature from photo by Dan Free
Sample custom digital caricature by Dan Freed

Custom drawn caricatures from photos are available! These make a great personalized gift idea for people retiring, birthdays, graduations, etc. You just email me a few photos of the person(s) with some details about the pose you would like. I create a quick sketch for your approval, then I create the finished digitally created piece and email it to you. I can do them full color or B&W. For more info on custom digital caricature drawings CLICK HERE

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