I've been doing quick-sketch caricatures professionally for over 20 years now (since 1992)! 
I bring my own equipment. All I need is 2-3 chairs and a small space to set up. 
I draw black and white caricatures for parties, head & shoulders. 
My timing rate is 3-5 minutes per person, so I can draw anywhere from 15-20 people per hour. 

I have been doing caricatures professionally since summer of 1992. I started working for Kaman's Art Shoppes at Carowinds, in Charlotte, NC. Every summer during my college years, this was my job. It was wonderful. 
When I finally graduated in 1996, I started working at Geauga Lake for the first summer, and then worked at a mall kiosk for about four months. That was the last time I worked for someone else doing caricatures. 
I have set up my own stand at various local fairs and festivals annually: 
In Cleveland, Ohio: The Hessler Street Fair, two different church festivals, and the American Greetings Holiday Art Show. 
In Monroe, North Carolina: The Blooming Arts Festival. 
My stand used to be called "Carrick-a-Tures" before I married, making fun use of my maiden name, Carrick. 
I have also quite a client list, including The Cleveland Cavaliers (I drew for their Christmas party one year), The Free Clinic (for charity), Westfield Shopping Center (Southpark Mall's annual Breakfasts w/ Santa and Easter Bunny), as well as several private parties I've done for kids and adults.

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Wendy went above and beyond at our wedding to make our guests happy. She was friendly, efficient, and everyone loved their pictures! I would highly recommend.

Nov 22, 2016