to this home-made website. I'm
hire at events.
My 'ordinary' name is Alfie - but please, call me
on-the-spot lightning sketches at events
for nineteen years - at
over two thousand
That's a lot of practice - I'm starting to get
jump in and take part as subjects,
as sardonic commentators, and as captivated witnesses
likenesses that come together in nothing flat, and
then are presented with unique party gifts which they all just played
a huge part in
creating - simply by being there and having a giggle.
best cara...cari..caraciktcha I've ever
had! Out of all the caracikitchas I've ever
Wentworth Golf Club
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"Not bad! You should
think about doing it for a living!!"
mathematical showman, television
legend & all-round brilliant guy),
can never predict what events will be like -
some can be quite surreal! Voilà Monsieur Sketchum
in his (my) French "ensemble", attending
a wedding at
Dick Strawbridge MBE
in France - which turned out to be a magical booking
months earlier, I was asked to dress
as a "Belgian hipster
artist" and be filmed for a TV ad
sketching Paul Gascoigne (the one-and-only
Gazza) on the top of an open-top double-decker
being interviewed about
World Cup football fixture results, all the while
pretending to be Belgian!
for a whilstestop rundown
find myself in some pretty unusual situations, but
anyplace where guests are up for a little fun and
I'm given the
foster a good atmosphere
is good enough for me.
working table-to-table over dinners and
occasionally from one spot, all I need is my paper and pens, and a guest with a smile (I can work with fake
mentor of Gordon Ramsay, he once
famously threw a
plate of couscous and tripe at
He also "..elevated
the grain of rice into an art form".
As well as giving their verdicts on my
portraits (I don't mind! *he says*),
guests adore to rejoice when
they've come out well, as well as ribbing
one-another over who looks peculiar,
which makes for spontaneous, cheeky yet
super-friendly repartee that in a funny old way
really bring people together.
click to enlarge any
loved your "works of art". We were really impressed with the
jaw-dropping likenesses, long after you'd gone they were making the rounds to howls of laughter.
Geoff & Lucy,
"Thanks for last night
Alfie, Kim was touched to be given
such a great memento of her ten years
with the team at Hilton. Everyone had
fun & thought it was a brilliant
(about a leaving gift done for her colleagues at
their local bar (above))
Picking up on and highlighting the fleeting
but unique characteristics of my subjects, I create
more like you than you!!
naturally couples & groups often ask to be immortalised together. As long as
I can be sure to not get too tied up with one
set of guests I'm happy to oblige - this can be
amazing fun for some close-knit "gangs" of
a one-off fee of £50 I can preprint your
graphics and/or a message of your choice onto
each sheet of paper I use ~ to mark the
occasion, distinguish a brand, convey the ethos
of a campaign, or simply to add a stylish
personal touch. Let me know if this option
might interest you & I'll explain further.
I draw on
heavy A4 laser paper, and present every
caricature inside a clear splash-proof
top'n'side-opening document folder (okay, a
plastic slleeve, or plastic bag, as Americans say - a good one
her a body like Baywatch ~ and a face like Crimewatch!!"
(heartily bellowed at me from the other end
of the room by a fellow at a Warburtons Bakery event)
With some people
whatever I draw the real thing is always
funnier! In actual fact
it's gentlemen who
supply me with raw comedy material, simply by
being naturally amusing.
In all sreiousness though,
please, not to punish, and by nature I favour ladies,
that are fun but also often quite kind.
is it he does again??"
Here are the three types of event that I sketch at the
fave event to attend. My sketches are unique party favours that go down
incredibly well amongst families. I usually mix'n'mingle during
wind my way around the wedding breakfast
and when things have loosened up
I'm in high demand since I make guests crack
up so much.
For more on
at the end!
allow me to
work the room by animating
and bouncing off group after group. Smaller
gatherings are a treat as they tend to be
easygoing as I'm
amongst family, friends and colleagues who'll
get on famously anyway - so with
me there they
really flip their wigs - !
Now taking bookings
Christmas party caricatures -
Breaking the ice with
laughter, I supply novel talking points,
personalised original artwork ( 'branded' if
function as a marketing tool
by helping you to create events which
simultaneously entertain and generate awareness
of your organisation.
corporate caricatures here
for a few seconds, would you mind not flaring your
nostrils at me?"
sweet! I put my face in your hands!"
jewellery sale, his place
took my first booking
to sketch at a
and Spinster Ball"
whilst still studying at
back in 1989, (so you could say I've been doing
it 29 years). Thanks to the
of carousing Débs
and their potted "delights",
amid the chaos wasn't boring
and soon, *ahem*, my magnetic personality rose
to the fore.
with nineteen years' full-time experience
"live" (on-the-spot/walkabout/close-up/not quite dead yet)
caricature artist 4 (for) hire,
delightfully wicked sketches, and an incredibly
pleasant, modest personality, I've achieved
mastery at the fine Art
of...getting out of the way of waiters.
"Find a job you love and you'll never have to
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Fluent French & German spoken here ~
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Croydon, Clapham, Camden, Battersea, Brixton, Finchley, Greenwich,
Kensington, Chelsea, Hammersmith, Islington,
South West London, Orpington,
Streatham, Twickenham, Wembley, Windsor, Greenford,
West End, W1, WC, EC, Soho, City,
Hertfordshire, Herts, Buckinghamshire, Bucks,
East Sussex, West Sussex...Outer
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