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Artistic Innovation

Posted 9 days ago

Oh I was having fun drawing today. Based on some nebulous idea about ummmmm..... showing both frontview and sideview in the same drawing at the same time ~ but not the Picasso way of cutting the face down the middle and just drawing a sideview nose on a frontview face. The idea also included moving the features around ~ no need to always draw one eye on each side of the nose, or eyes above mouth sort of thing.

I googled some reference photos on the internet ~ usually looking for people with big noses ~ to see what would happen with this idea.

In my first foray into this idea, the nose took up the space where I would have drawn the mouth:

I tried it again ~ being sure to leave room for the mouth:

Nice, but I felt like the nose-on-the-side idea got lost in the design. So I tried it again:

Good. But can I make it better?

But what about flattering people at Parties and Events ~ I don't usually cater to those self-hating ideas that are imposed by the media, but what if the Guest really is 'pretty' ~ I looked for a reference photo of a pretty girl who had a big nose. Did it. Nice:

I want to do more of this. I found a reference photo of a man with a big nose. Worked great. I actually drew Both eyes on the Same side of the nose, and it doesn't even look out of place:

Much Fun! I found another reference photo of a man with a big nose. Came out great!

I like this. I want to do more of it. I found another reference photo of a man with a big nose. I like a lot about my drawing ~ especially the solidity of the nose, but I messed up a bit. Could not get hte eyes right. Is that because I kept 3/4-view mouth to match the nose, so it didn't work with the frontview eyes? Or is it because I just messed up on capturing his eyes, so they came out stiff and blah:

This next one is good. Nose on side and glasses combined into frontview. Yes. I can do this:

How about 2 on a page? I know I can expect to be asked to draw more than one on a page at a Party or Event. Would I be able to use my current 'thing' if I'm confronted with 2 faces in one drawing? In this one, I decided to move the lips up higher than the eyes and nose. It's okay, but not the best. I'll have to play with this idea some more before I use it at Parties and Events. Moving the mouth up. But it did work in this drawing (which took too much time for a gig ~ because I didn't have my game-plan worked out with this yet:

I tried another Couple. Nice!

I can't seem to stop drawing. I have other things to do! But I can't stop drawing!

This one's okay. Side nose. But I feel like this idea would have worked better with frontview mouth. And the big/little eyes look too wonky:

I did it again. Still drawing. but this time I felt like a more traditional feature placement was required:

Hahahahaha! I did the side-nose thing again ~ looks just like the person in the reference photo ~ but I forgot to try that frontview eye thing that I originally set out to do. So it ended up looking like the nose was coming out of the eye. Like she couldn't see passed her big nose.

And as I was drawing the errant strand of hair, I noticed that I could have brought the inner line of it over ~ to look like the head-hair was coming out of her nose. But I chose not to do that. I felt like it Might be too much. Sometimes if I try Too much in one drawing, it loses credibility.

I wonder if it would have worked. But we can only see the choice that we Did make:

One more. Just one more, and then I really have to get to my other activities. I want to work in the garden before the sun goes down. I love to pull weeds:

Or maybe I'll go bicycle riding. Must get to things Before That Sun Goes Down!

btw, that final picture that I drew here today ~ It worked Great! Looks like her. Looks like her attitude. I did the 2 eyes on same side of nose thing that I had set out to do today, and I feel very happy.

Makes me feel like one more ~ one more ~ but I have to be able to set limits.


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Inspiration

Posted 27 days ago

So many Words. But when a guest is given only One of them at a Party, s/he is inspired to focus on that one word ~ inspired to 'take it on'. And their friends are also likely to connect that one word to the person to whom it was given. It has lasting value.

Is it soon time to say goodbye to Summer? My Summer's Party Graffitis can inspire good things as the year goes on.

Here are a few of the Party Graffitis that I came out with this summer.

I look forward to continuing my work.

I look forward to drawing more Words to inspire people.


Party Entertainment Ideas Inc ~ Event Entertainment for Party Planning in New York, Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County..... Caricatures, Digital Caricatures, Fashion Sketches, Graffiti, Calligraphy

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Birthdays ~ All Ages, Children, Teens, Adult, Holidays, New Year, Christmas, Communion, Anniversary, Reunion, Graduation, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Banquet, Surprise Party, Dinner Party, Garden Party, Reception, Openings for Stores or Schools or Camps, Prom, Afterprom, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, Dances, Wedding, Engagement, Showers, Farewell Party, Cast Party, Housewarming Party, Baby Shower, Wedding Shower, Labor Day, Halloween, Mardi-Gras, New Year's Eve, Chanuka, Purim, Super Bowl Sunday, and more...... Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Merrick, Garden City, Brookville, Copiague, Franklin Square, Huntington, Lynbrook, Point Lookout, Long Beach, Lido Beach, Cedarhurst, Wantagh, Lawrence, Hewlett, Woodmere, Levittown, Mineola, Great Neck, Mineola, Port Washington, Roslyn, Manhassett, Oyster Bay, Woodbury, Bethpage, Jericho, Plainview, Brookville, Locust Valley, East Norwich, Massapequa, Patchogue, Wading River, Port Jefferson, Stony Brook, Setauket, the Hamptons, Sag Harbour, Northport, Cold Spring Harbour, Commack, Lloyd Harbour, Commack, Quogue, and more.....

Before the Party

Posted 31 days ago

Sometimes I'm all psyched to Draw, but I'm 'on hold' if I'm all set up before Hostess and Guests start arriving at a Party. It's not always that I would feel like drawing the other people who are also waiting for the party to start ~ Waiters, other Entertainers, Cashiers, etc. But sometimes I do. Everybody seems to want one.

Usually when I do that, we get interruped ~ because the Real Party starts arriving. Yay!

Here are 2 Caricatures that I drew like that. Of other workers Before the Party started:


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(516) 579-4706
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Birthdays ~ All Ages, Children, Teens, Adult, Holidays, New Year, Christmas, Communion, Anniversary, Reunion, Graduation, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Banquet, Surprise Party, Dinner Party, Garden Party, Reception, Openings for Stores or Schools or Camps, Prom, Afterprom, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, Dances, Wedding, Engagement, Showers, Farewell Party, Cast Party, Housewarming Party, Baby Shower, Wedding Shower, Labor Day, Halloween, Mardi-Gras, New Year's Eve, Chanuka, Purim, Super Bowl Sunday, and more...... Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Merrick, Garden City, Brookville, Copiague, Franklin Square, Huntington, Lynbrook, Point Lookout, Long Beach, Lido Beach, Cedarhurst, Wantagh, Lawrence, Hewlett, Woodmere, Levittown, Mineola, Great Neck, Mineola, Port Washington, Roslyn, Manhassett, Oyster Bay, Woodbury, Bethpage, Jericho, Plainview, Brookville, Locust Valley, East Norwich, Massapequa, Patchogue, Wading River, Port Jefferson, Stony Brook, Setauket, the Hamptons, Sag Harbour, Northport, Cold Spring Harbour, Commack, Lloyd Harbour, Commack, Quogue, and more.....

Adorable Child

Posted Jul 2021

I remember drawing this Caricature. Event in a big School Type Gymnasium. Actually being with some Wonderful People.

I used to do so many events like that. Feels like things are just starting to open up again ~ after the Pandemic year. And it feels great! When I draw at Parties these days it feels the same as it used to. People, Families, Friends, just being happy And Together. In Person. Normal.

aaaahhh


Party Entertainment Ideas Inc ~ Event Entertainment for Party Planning in New York, Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County..... Caricatures, Digital Caricatures, Fashion Sketches, Graffiti, Calligraphy

You can click on most of the pictures in this blog to see them larger.
To Hire Caricature Artist Al G:
(516) 579-4706
optidust@gmail.com

Birthdays ~ All Ages, Children, Teens, Adult, Holidays, New Year, Christmas, Communion, Anniversary, Reunion, Graduation, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Banquet, Surprise Party, Dinner Party, Garden Party, Reception, Openings for Stores or Schools or Camps, Prom, Afterprom, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, Dances, Wedding, Engagement, Showers, Farewell Party, Cast Party, Housewarming Party, Baby Shower, Wedding Shower, Labor Day, Halloween, Mardi-Gras, New Year's Eve, Chanuka, Purim, Super Bowl Sunday, and more...... Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Merrick, Garden City, Brookville, Copiague, Franklin Square, Huntington, Lynbrook, Point Lookout, Long Beach, Lido Beach, Cedarhurst, Wantagh, Lawrence, Hewlett, Woodmere, Levittown, Mineola, Great Neck, Mineola, Port Washington, Roslyn, Manhassett, Oyster Bay, Woodbury, Bethpage, Jericho, Plainview, Brookville, Locust Valley, East Norwich, Massapequa, Patchogue, Wading River, Port Jefferson, Stony Brook, Setauket, the Hamptons, Sag Harbour, Northport, Cold Spring Harbour, Commack, Lloyd Harbour, Commack, Quogue, and more.....