Topic: Artist Zalo

15 fun wedding caricatures

Weddings can be fun or formal and caricatures can be used as invitations, gifts or thank-you cards.

Here is a selection of our top 15 fun ones.

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after the wedding

Its been a great day (George)

wedding got her man

You're not going anywhere!

honeymoon cartoon

Off on our honeymoon!

surprise wedding gift cartoon

By the way, we meant to tell you...

beer at wedding

Bottoms up!

indian wedding caricature

A life of peace and prosperity

bride on a bike

Get me to the church on time

golfing groom, shopping bride

Our future is in our hobbies

family wedding caricature

Come here....my love

black and white wedding caricature

A winning team

wedding invitation

With wording, a great invitation

water stports wedding

Flying a kite on the way to the wedding

thank you card

Thanks for coming to our wedding!

wediing day caricature

We are having a wonderful day!

pregnant bride cartoon

And baby makes three!

Pilot caricature picture

Here is a fun caricature by artist Zalo.

The subject, Brian like to fly his gyrocopter. As he is the pilot, his friends thought it would be great fun to see him in his Captain’s uniform!!

This image shows how nice a black and white caricate can be. It looked really good as a 16×20 poster print.

pilot caricature

If you would like a fun caricature for Father’s Day, birthday gift or retirement present, we have a number of artists who can do a style to suit you!

High School Graduation Caricature

Here is a fun high school graduation caricature drawn by artist Zalo.

A great way to commemorate leaving school and the group friendship they shared.

The caricature was drawn from a number of supplied photos and based on a layout idea by the client.

This sort of gift is also ideal for sporting teams, work and social hobby groups.

seniors graduation caricature

How a caricature can have a place at your wedding

Wedding preparations are a great source of pleasure for many brides. However, with the huge scope and seemingly endless range of options for every aspect, the task of wedding planning can seem overwhelming.

One way of simplifying the process can be through the dual or even triple use of one element of your wedding needs.

locking in loveThink about date claimers, invitations, sign in board, place markers, wine labels and bridesmaid/groomsmen gifts. Often the task of looking through endless albums of card styles, colors, prints and fonts can become overwhelming.

A novel and fun way around this onerous task can be through the use of a custom drawn caricature.

Now before you think of traditional caricatures as being big noses, teeth lips etc, also think of caricatures as having some slight parody effect, while remaining quite true to the individual. Of course if you prefer more exaggeration….!

A custom created caricature can provide a wonderful method of portraying the bridal couple in whatever way you wish.

Take for instance the Date Claimer. The comedy effect can be gained from the approach of the girl getting her guy.

The wedding invitation can reflect the location of the wedding, the couple in their wedding attire and can be used to set the tone for the wedding. It can be very formal, with a nicely posed couple, or can have a hint of cheekiness or dual announcement, perhaps the groom carrying the bride (or the other way around!) or the groom with a ball and chain around his leg or in some what under the bride’s control! Wording can also be included as part of the image. Or have one version with wording and one version without and the second version can be part of the multi-use that the caricature can play.

wedding entryWhile many couples have a book where people can place their well-wishes, increasing numbers are now opting not to have an sign-in item that will live it life in a drawer, but instead to have signatures placed on a beautiful item that can then have a place in the home as a decorative item.

The sign-in caricature can be the same image used for the invitations – printed at a large size and perhaps placed in a frame with a wide white mat. After the wedding the protective cover can be fitted to the image and then there is a wonderful artwork to hang in the home. Often bridesmaids will suggest this to the bride and help take care of its production.

The caricature can also be used on table seating cards and also through specialist printers, as a very unique and wonderful wine label. Some artists will also create a plain line version of the art and this can be printed on the neoprene ‘stubby coolers’ that are popular at Australian weddings or ‘can coolers’ for UK or ‘can coolies’ in the USA.

Finally there are the bridesmaids and groomsmen gifts. These can be custom drawn caricatures of each group, or maybe reuse the wedding couple caricature with new wording!

The possible combinations for caricature use are:

  • Date claimer and thank you card
  • Invitation and sign in board
  • Sign-in board and bridesmaid/groomsmen gifts
  • Invitation and wine label/cooler/coozie
  • Invitation and seating name tags

As you can see, a single custom drawn piece of caricature art can have several uses and be created to suit your exact needs.

Contact us to discuss your needs. We do not charge any extra just because it is a wedding…

Black and White caricature by Zalo

Here is a nice BW caricature by caricaturist Zalo.

He has his own style, more in the true caricature style than some of the other artists who have a more realistic style, but one that has a loyal following – with many of his customers coming back for more.

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