Caricature Artist & Illustrator
Bill has been drawing caricatures and professional illustrations since 1996. Bill is the co-owner and President of Caricatures Incorporated™. He manages the art departments at Darien Lake Theme Park and Canalside Caricatures in Buffalo, New York.Bill has drawn caricatures at parties and events throughout western New York. Bill has also drawn caricatures at theme parks nationwide, including Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, Sea World in San Diego, California, Six Flags Great America in Chicago, Illinois, and Paramount's Kings Island in Cincinnati, Ohio.
CUSTOM HOLIDAY CARDS
Send some Unique Holiday Cheer!
We can draw a cartoon mask of YOUR face!
Online Cartoon Marketplace
Zoom Digital Caricature Event Bookings Available
Have Fun While Social Distancing
We can draw Caricatures of your friends or staff anywhere in the world via Zoom. Connect with an artist via Zoom from your phone, tablet or computer. Book a virtual event today! Digital and traditional caricature options available. Includes digital artwork download. All virtual meeting applications are supported.
Event Caricatures in the COVID Era.
Contact less pick-up Caricatures
Our artist will quickly snap a photo of your guest. To observe social distancing, we will draw a caricature from the photo. And your guest can pick up a completed sketch in roughly 5 minutes!
Caricature Entertainment for Live Events
We Put the “ART” in Party!
Caricatures are my specialty. I draw caricatures for live events—including weddings, birthdays, and corporate events. Your guests will love having their caricature drawn.
A Day to Remember
Make Your Event Unforgettable
Your guests will leave with a memento to make your event unforgettable--for about half the price of a photo booth! Call or email and reserve my services for your event today!
Hire an Artist or Two or Three
Simply the Best Artists in Town
I can draw about 20-25 people per hour in black and white head and shoulders caricatures. If you are having a large event and need more than one artist, my staff of talented artists are the perfect fit for your event.
Add a Personal Touch to Your Event
I can design a custom footer for any event. Add a signature touch to every sketch! Add a personalized touch to your wedding favor!
A New Look for your Guest Book.
Out with the Old in with the New
Have a custom caricature drawn. Your guests can sign your matte frame. Create a unique centerpiece on your wedding day.
Special Gifts for your Wedding Party
Tell Your Wedding Party Thank You With a One of a Kind Gift
Have a custom caricature drawn. Here are 2 examples of wedding gifts for groomsmen in traditional and digital styles.
Our hand-drawn caricatures are the perfect fit for any type of event, especially LARGE PARTIES!
15-25 BLACK AND WHITE FACES PER HOUR
LIVE EVENT CARICATURES
Watch Me Draw a Crowd, at Your Next Event!
FROM YOUR PHOTOS
E-MAIL ME A FEW REFERENCE PHOTOS
AND HAVE A ONE-OF-A-KIND GIFT SENT TO YOUR DOOR.
CARICATURES IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BUFFALO
We are OPEN Weekends Fall 2020
@ Six Flags Darien Lake Theme Park and Resort
We are CLOSED in 2020 due to Covid-19
Drawn in a few minutes
"My husband and I wanted to do something more creative for our wedding than a traditional photo booth and boy are we happy we found Canalside Caricatures. They were an absolute pleasure to work with. Bill was extremely responsive and helpful in deciding timing and number of artist (we had 300+ guests). They are extremely talented and all of our guests were SO happy and excited about their drawings. I would 100% recommend this company to add a creative touch to any special event."
"We hired Bill and another artist to draw at our wedding. Our guests absolutely loved it and mostly everybody participated. Throughout the planning process, Bill was prompt in responding to my dozens of questions. On the day of, he showed up on time, was professional, and friendly.
I would not hesitate to use this company again."
"Your drawings were the hit of the day!! Thank you so much for getting them to me. I appreciate your help in making our Christmas extra special. Everyone has complimented on the likeness of me and Apple and were surprised you could pick that up from a picture. Thank you SO much!!!"
"Hello again Bill! Thank you thank you thank you!!!
The caricatures were such a hit at our wedding that our guests are still talking about them! I had no idea that everyone would be so excited to get their caricature drawn! Definitely should have hired you for an extra hour but who could have known..."
"Mr. G, our visit to darien lake on sunday the 3rd was the first little vacation we’ve been able to take in the last 1 1/2 years, and though the rides were thrilling, and the food and drinks overpriced but good, your caricature of me and the mrs was by far the best thing we did all day. not only do we have a really good souvenir, as well as a good conversation piece, but we have something that we really consider to treasure as a symbol of our mild freedom from the mundane work week and such. i just have to say that you pretty put the cherry on the top of our vacation, and for whats its worth, I’d have paid double to get the kind of happiness that you brought to us. thank you very much.P.S, my wife cannot stop laughing at my portrait, so i hung it in the living room to make sure she would see it everyday."
Matthew and Crissalyn
"Thank you Canalside Caricatures for another amazing Christmas card... all our friends and family loved. We were voted best card of the year two years in a row!"
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