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Adam Carolla Caricature

By Robert Bauer | January 31, 2013 |

Recently, Adam Carolla was in town performing at the Royal Oak Music Theater and I was fortunate enough to have him autograph and pose with me for the camera. This one is going up in my office while an exact frame copy went home with Adam. Hope he liked it. Mahalo, Aceman!

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007 Premier at eMagine Theater

By Robert Bauer | November 23, 2012 |

Sony Electronics recently held an invitation-only movie premier for its clients at eMagine Entertainment-Royal Oak for the premier of the latest James Bond, 007 Movie, Skyfall and Goofy Faces was there entertaining guests with movie-themed caricatures prior to the movie! Guests got to choose from 2 different pre-printed movie-themed templates for their personalized caricature. 6 different artists kept busy entertaining and drawing guests for 2 hours at the theater. Many guests got more than one!IMG_2914 IMG_2952 IMG_2011 IMG_2963 IMG_2982

Goofy Faces at the DNC for CNN!

By Robert Bauer | September 28, 2012 |

Watch our artists highlights from the CNN Grill during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC September 3rd-6th. CNN hired 2 artists from Goofy Faces to draw their staff along with guests at the grill during the convention. This video features samples from Glenn Ferguson and Tom Richmond!

Goofy Faces at the RNC for CNN!

By Robert Bauer | August 31, 2012 |

While Republicans were gathering to nominate Mitt Romney as their presidential candidate, artists from Goofy Faces were busy drawing caricatures inside the CNN Grill at the Republican National Convention for 4 straight days! Lead artist, Glenn Ferguson, even arrived a day early to help prepare for this event while the convention was delayed because of Hurricane Isaac. CNN reporters, celebrities, politicians and other attending VIPs were enshrined on the back wall of the grill with their full color caricature which were drawn while they watched. Many news outlets, dropped by to watch and report on the action. Now that the RNC has ended, it’s on to the Democratic National Convention taking place in Charlotte, NC next week!

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Speaking on Art of Caricature at TTI/Vanguard: NextGens Technology Conference

By Robert Bauer | December 20, 2011 |

This year I was offered an amazing opportunity to speak at the TTI/Vanguard: NextGens TechnologiesConference in Miami, Florida at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. TTI/Vanguard is a unique forum for senior-level executives that links strategic technology planning to business success. Their conferences are about discovering technological possibilities for the 21st century. Five times annually, corporate and government leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers, and academicians come together to envision the future’s future technologically. In highly interactive sessions, led by a world-class Advisory Board—John Perry BarlowMaria BezaitisGordon BellPeter CochraneDeborah EstrinEric HaseltineMichael HawleyAlan KayLeonard KleinrockDouglas LenatRobert LuckyNicholas Negroponte, and David Reed—and today’s most influential thought leaders, debate is stimulated, and breakthrough ideas flourish.

Being around such innovative individuals was intimidating, to say the least. Having to give a presentation on the art of caricature to a group like this was even more nerve-racking. However, the presentation went off without a hitch and many attendees complimented me on my performance. In addition to speaking and networking, I also drew at one of their events on the last evening of the conference. Guests lined up to be drawn by one of the speakers which was a unique opportunity for them as well as myself!

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Hardcore Pawn Caricature

By Robert Bauer | September 26, 2011 |

Les and Seth Gold from Hardcore Pawn admire their caricature by artist Glenn Ferguson.

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What Caricatures Can Teach Us About Facial Recognition

By Robert Bauer | July 17, 2011 |

Check this awesome article in WIRED Magazine about facial recognition and how caricature artists have it all figured out, written by Ben Austen. You can also download it as a PDF.What Caricatures Can Teach Us About Facial Recognition | Magazin

m&m Caricatures for Mars Chocolate at NAMA

By Robert Bauer | May 5, 2011 |

Once again Goofy Faces was on-hand at the National Automatic Merchandising Association’s annual trade show held at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago drawing m&m caricatures for Mars Chocolate, North America. For 2 consecutive days, both artists kept busy drawing m&m caricatures of attendees from all over the world. Goofy Faces even got a chance to have some fun while  Messin’ with Sasquatch!

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Custom Caricature for Al Kaline

By Robert Bauer | December 20, 2009 |

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of entertaining at a private party for former Detroit Tiger, Al Kaline’s 75th birthday. I spent a few hours drawing many Tigers guests as well as the Hall-of-Famer. Prior to the event,  I took the time to prepare a personal caricature of Al to give as a gift to him at the party. Mr. Kaline is a very gracious and kind gentleman who even signed an extra copy of the caricature so I could add it to my collection.  Happy Birthday, Al!

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Tips for your 2020 Holiday Party – have fun!

Tips for your 2020 Holiday Party – have fun!

In the past several years, Goofy Faces caricature artists have been the featured entertainment at dozens of family and company holiday parties. We were gaining quite a reputation as holiday...
These Two Companies Used Live Digital Caricatures to Promote their Brand

These Two Companies Used Live Digital Caricatures to Promote their Brand

Goofy Faces caricature artists add fun and flair to your corporate event – even at a distance! How do you get people excited about attending your virtual corporate event or...
Talented and Quick – Goofy Faces Artists Bring the Fun!

Talented and Quick – Goofy Faces Artists Bring the Fun!

Keeping everyone safe at a wedding celebration, the artist draws from 6' away. Being in the event and entertainment business, our main goal is to make...
Top 10 Tips for Zoom Party Success!

Top 10 Tips for Zoom Party Success!

Many of us, well, many of you, may not have even heard of Zoom before March 2020. It’s a wonderful platform for sure - if you know how to do...
Two “Virtual” Ways to Boost Employee & Family Morale Right Now

Two “Virtual” Ways to Boost Employee & Family Morale Right Now

In the days of virtual and remote everything, keeping morale up has never been more critical! Whether it’s your work family or your home family, doing something fun and unique,...
Celebrating Special Times in Our Children’s Lives

Celebrating Special Times in Our Children’s Lives

Four party planning tips for fun and memorable celebrating It starts with first steps. Then it’s first words, then first day at school. As they grow, our children have a...
Caricature Art – A Captivating Way to Grow Your Business!

Caricature Art – A Captivating Way to Grow Your Business!

Over the past few years, Goofy Faces caricature artists have become an integral part of many company business plans. Yes, business plans! No longer just the purview of zoos, amusement...
Who Gets to Be a Goofy Faces Artist? Three Critical Questions to Ask.

Who Gets to Be a Goofy Faces Artist? Three Critical Questions to Ask.

What do an elementary school art teacher from Ohio, a fashion illustrator from Oregon and an award-winning editorial cartoonist have in common? They are all Goofy Faces caricature artists! While...
Couple shows off their Goofy Faces caricature coasters.

How to Hire a Caricature Artist for Your Party

4 tips to help you get the right artist for your entertainment. If you’re planning a party, or you’ve been asked to help with the entertainment for an event, and...