Category Archives: Gift

Why a straight face is a bad face

I was going to title this post “Why your Mother was Wrong when she Stopped you Pulling Faces in Family Photos”. Bit long, but I still have the same thing to say…a straight face is a bad and even worse, a Boring face. A smile is better, but when it comes to the world of… Read More »

Caricature gift

Artist John recently completed this caricature for a client who was giving it as a gift for a friend who is opening a new fitness centre. They said: Hi Matt, Thank-you so much for all your help in organising this caricature for me. John did an amazing job & my girlfriend just loved it. Such… Read More »

Couple with car caricature

Here is a great caricature of a guy and his girl and his Mini! The artist was caricaturist Luis. Like it? Order a caricature of your own – birthday, wedding, retirement, or for social media use.

Retirement caricature

Retirement gift are a great time to think about caricatures because caricature make such great gifts for people who are retiring. The reason is you can include elements that personalize the image – in fact every image is custom created from scratch. In this example the man retiring was involved in ship engineering. So he… Read More »

Graduation caricature

Here is a fun Graduation Gift Caricature. What better way to celebrate graduating after years of hard study that with a highly memorable piece of custom art! Background to this Graduation Gift art: It’s a gift for his graduation ceremony (completed PhD in Biomedical Science). I would like to make it funny. As a kid… Read More »

When is a caricature not a piece of art?

This is a bit of a conundrum question because first we need to establish that a caricature is in fact a piece of art. It is interesting that people will often depreciate a caricature, not comparing it to say a portrait or other artwork. In fact many caricatures take just as long and in some… Read More »

Caricature gift for young film-maker

Its a nice thing when siblings recognise the achievements for their kids, and this was the case when student Joshua Walsh reached the finals of the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival for his film Pencil Town. The caricature was also denoting Joshua’s high school graduation plus including aspects of his family, who he holds… Read More »