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By Robert Bauer | March 30, 2015 |

Here are some samples of eSketches™ from 4 different artists during 2 recent events for a new client.  The first event for Hughes took place at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Artists Doug and Stephen enjoyed drawing guests during the reception for 2 hours. The second event took place at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando. Artists Ted and Michael enjoyed drawing guests for 2 hours during the reception. As you can see, styles can vary greatly among our artists when it comes to drawing digitally. However all the guests enjoyed their eSketches™ immensely and got to take home a lasting moment from their event.ed goofygig2 goofygig3 goofygig7 mark

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Goofy Faces at ExhibitorLive! 2015

By Robert Bauer | March 9, 2015 |

Last week, thousands of attendees flooded exhibit halls inside Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas for the annual ExhibitorLive! Expo. This event is the largest gathering of trade show professionals in the nation and Goofy Faces was there drawing guests for 3 straight days. Attendees enjoyed learning about eSketches as well as how a caricature artist can impact the amount of traffic they can attract to their booth.  Goofy Faces was a prime example of the most basic booth set-up yet we consistently drew more traffic than many booths did due to our talented artists drawing them. Check out photos from the expo and consider adding Goofy Faces to your next trade show event!

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Happy New Year!

By Robert Bauer | January 20, 2015 |

Welcome to 2015! January tends to be a quieter month for bookings but there are always a few good ones due to so many trade shows like the CES in Las Vegas, The International North American Auto Show in Detroit. Here are some samples from this year’s charity fund-raiser for the Children’s Center in Detroit called AutoGlow. Goofy Faces was hired to provide 3 artists who drew eSketches™ all night for guests. Passersby enjoyed watching each drawing take shape on a large display monitor while the person being drawn received a final print of their eSketch when it was finished. This event takes place at Ford Field on the same night as the NAIAS Charity Preview Event so many well-dressed A-listers attend both. Here are some samples from the party!


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Thanks for a fantastic 2014!

By Robert Bauer | December 23, 2014 |

Well we are now in the final 2 weeks of 2014 and as usual, things are finally slowing down just before Christmas.  The month of December is one of our busiest months of the year due to all the holiday party bookings we do. We also get busy illustrating many holiday caricatures as gifts for our customers each December as well. It all makes for a crazy and quick month each year. However, by the final week before Christmas, things get very quiet. Aside from a few New Years Eve bookings, all of our gigs are completed and gift orders delivered for the year. Our artists can finally take a breather and scramble to get there own Christmas shopping done before December 25th. We represent over 300 talented artists nationwide at Goofy Faces. We also have many artists who draw caricatures and paint faces for Goofy Faces at our retail stands throughout the year as well. And we get this opportunity each December to thank all of them for doing such a great job for us over the year.  Thanks to all our hard-working artists for helping Goofy Faces continue to grow. We couldn’t have done it without you. Keep up the great work and we look forward to seeing more in 2015. Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

 

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Drawing Caricatures for Ben B. Schwartz at Spartan Food Show 2014

By Sarah Worsham | September 11, 2014 |
 2014 marked the 5th straight year that Ben B. Schwartz has hired Goofy Faces to draw caricatures of attendees at the annual Spartan Food Show held in Grand Rapids, MI. It goes without saying that Ben B. Schwartz is one of our favorite clients, but I’ll say it anyway. We love drawing for them and many of the same attendees stop by for an annual caricature each time the show occurs in mid July. One of my favorite caricatures to draw each year is the Michigan Apple Queen (top right). There is a new queen every year and I draw them each time. This year’s queen was delightful but got scared when I told her that every new queen was required to sing the Michigan Apple Song in front of all the attendees by the end of the show. The Michigan Apple board would hit her up with this surprise at some point during the show and I was just giving her a heads-up. Bob, Paul and I drew for 5 hours each. Toward the end of the 5th hour, the Apple Queen came back to inform me that she just learned that there was no such thing as a Michigan Apple Song and she had been sweating the whole affair all day long for nothing. I really didn’t think she believed me until that point. Really? You took me serious? Never trust a caricature artist!
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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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Live Digital Caricatures

By Sarah Worsham | August 22, 2012 |
Ricoh, USA hired Goofy Faces to provided live color digital caricatures which we call eSketches™ at a 2-day trade show in Seattle. Digital artist, Nolan, delighted guests for 2 straight days with caricatures he drew on his iPad and printed them out for guests on a Ricoh printer. Attendees were also able to watch each drawing take shape on a large screen near the artist as he drew each guest. eSketches™ are a great value for trade shows and are available nationwide!
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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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