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Caricatures & Silhouettes by Emily Byrne

Caricaturist from Wilmington, DE - Will travel up to 65 miles
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192 VERIFIED BOOKINGS
MEMBER SINCE 2008
  ACCEPTS ONLINE PAYMENTS
BOOKED 45 days ago

$125 - $200 per hour
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  VIRTUAL SERVICES OFFERED
About
LIVE Caricatures or Silhouettes, and NOW, VIRTUAL Caricatures or Silhouettes! The same artistry, either way! :-)

Your guests will be charmed and AMAZED when you invite caricature/silhouette artist Emily Byrne to your party, whether it's in real life or virtual! ! It's so much fun to watch spot-on, yet light-hearted likenesses emerge from her pen or scissors, in only minutes per face. Caricatures and silhouettes are double the value for your entertainment budget; they're not only a unique, customized live art experience---they're also the party favor that your attendees will treasure forever!

Emily is now offering VIRTUAL caricatures or silhouettes via ZOOM! Your home-based guests can enjoy seeing the same artistry over their screens anywhere in the world! This is offered at a lower rate than in-person services; scroll down for more information below.

Or, when safer times return, in-person caricatures and silhouettes can still be an easily social-distanced live entertainment...and Emily will wear a mask until the pandemic is behind us---and we can celebrate!

Please click on my VIDEOS above to SEE just how much fun live caricatures and silhouettes can be! :-D

CARICATURES: Emily has caricatured everyone from newborns to one-hundred-year-olds...and is proud of her 20+ years of professional experience at all types of events, from casual to formal.
She draws approximately 12-14 faces per hour in shaded B&W, using archival ink markers, and quality heavyweight paper.
Each drawing gets its own plastic sleeve.
As an award-winning Gold member of the International Society of Caricature Artists, Emily is passionate about her craft. At events, her clients remark that they can plainly see how much she enjoys what she does for a living--putting smiles on faces, both literally and figuratively!

SILHOUETTES: Emily has mastered the amazing-to-watch, historic skill of freehand silhouette cutting--no drawing is involved at all, she just looks at each subject and cuts an accurate profile, capturing the essence of each person, in a minute or two!
The delightful result then is pasted to a customized-for-your-event 5 x 7 card and placed in a clear plastic sleeve for your guests to take home and treasure.
She can currently cut 18-20 faces per hour.
There are only a handful of silhouette artists working events in the world today!

VIRTUAL: Keeping up with the times now means servicing clients anywhere via Zoom and other virtual platforms. Emily can draw 6-7 faces per hour in color, and 8-9 in B/W, using her Wacom Intuos and Macbook Pro. All bookings include a logo or title of your event on your backgrounds, if desired. Emily can also design pre-drawn bodies and backgrounds, or make composite group caricatures, for an additional fee. You can see the drawing grow as Emily looks at her subjects in a Zoom window. Or, Emily can cut silhouettes the same way, as subjects sit in profile for her anywhere in the world! Delivery is via Dropbox after the event.

During the pandemic, if permitted by the state, Emily will offer one-hour gigs for events in Wilmington, DE or less than 10 miles away. For all other events, there is still a two-hour minimum: for small events with fewer guests as most people are now doing, Emily can make the caricatures more detailed. For wedding receptions and further-away gigs, there is a three-hour minimum. Emily also carries event liability insurance if your venue requires it.

Please check out Emily's feedback below from her fantastic The Bash/Gigmasters clients--it speaks for itself :-)
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100+ GigMasters Bookings
A GigMasters member for 10+ years
One of the most outstanding members of The Bash for 2020!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2019!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2018!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2017!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2016!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2012!

Wedding Reception

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Emily was awesome. We had guests running up to us literally shouting how amazing their silhouette was. And it's true - so many had a striking likeness and she cut doubles so we had a copy of every person at the end of the night. She is extremely professional, friendly, reliable, and talented. The guests went nuts for it. It really helped define our wedding in a special way and I HIGHLY recommend her!! Thank you!

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Caricatures & Silhouettes by Emily Byrne’s Response:

Thank you so much for the feedback, Erin!! Your wedding had a totally unique vibe and it was a total pleasure cutting silhouettes for you and your guests, in such a wonderful venue. Best wishes to you both!

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Bridal Shower

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Emily was terrific in every way. Her communication and professionalism were greatly appreciated as I was planning the event. She arrived early to our event so that she could set up and be ready for first guests to arrive. At the event she went out of her way to make sure she provided a silhouette for every guest which was exceptional given we were dealing with both rain and COVID 19. Her artistry is impressive and accurate. We would not hesitate to use Emily again and recommend her highly!!

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I could not be happier with Emily and her work. She is very professional and talented and an awesome person. Everyone at the wedding raved about her work and she was very easy to work with. Thank you Emily for a wonderful time. If you hire her you will Not be disappointed.

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Caricatures & Silhouettes by Emily Byrne’s Response:

Thank you so much! Drawing the guests at your son's wedding was my pleasure. Glad everyone enjoyed it! :-)

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2021
Mar
20
Wedding Reception
Middletown, DE
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2021
Jul
22
Wedding Reception
Cape May, NJ
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2021
Aug
7
Wedding Reception
Wilmington, DE
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2021
Sep
25
Wedding Reception
Dover, DE
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
2020
Dec
19
Celebration
Toronto, ON
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2020
Sep
19
Birthday Party (Kids)
New Castle, DE
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2020
Aug
29
Bridal Shower
Malvern, PA
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
2020
Aug
15
Birthday Party (Adult)
Elkton, MD
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2020
Feb
22
Birthday Party (Adult)
Dover, DE
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2020
Jan
1
Birthday Party (Adult)
Wilmington, DE
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2019
Dec
6
Community Event
West Chester, PA
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Oct
12
Wedding
Reading, PA
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2019
Oct
6
Wedding Reception
Philadelphia, PA
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
2019
Sep
27
Wedding Reception
Lancaster, PA
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Sep
21
Wedding
Collegeville, PA
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2019
Sep
13
Wedding
Lumberville, PA
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wedding Package
Starting at $750
  • Four Hours of Live Caricatures + Studio Wedding Caricature for Sign-in!
  • This package includes four hours of live caricatures of your guests: you ca
Caricaturist
Silhouette Artist
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Caricatures & Silhouettes by Emily Byrne will also travel to Deepwater, Montchanin, Rockland, Winterthur, New Castle, Yorklyn, Bridgeton, Deerfield Street, Delaware City, Newark, Kirkwood, Saint Georges, Alloway, Cedarville, Harrisonville, Port Penn, Quinton, Hancocks Bridge, Salem, Ewan, Elmer, Odessa, Richwood, Newport, Woodstown, Camden, Grenloch, Greenwich, Malaga, Millville.
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