Wedding Caricatures Jack’s Old Cottage Mayo

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One of my first weddings back after lockdown was in Jack’s Old Cottage in Islandeady near Castlebar, a meticulously restored cottage museum in the heart of the Mayo countryside. After the long gap in live wedding caricatures due to lockdown I’m always anxious I’ll have forgotten how to do it but as you can see from the gallery below I think I’ve still got it! Each couple below took less than five minutes to draw. I suppose it’s like learning to ride a bike, once you can draw quick caricatures live you never forget! The cottage is open to the public and is free to visit and is worth stopping by if you’re in the area.

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Engagement Gift Ideas Ireland

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My digital caricatures introduced last year are proving very popular as an engagement present from friends! I started doing them as a pivot (as they say) in response to the pandemic effectively closing me down for months and they’re going down very well! They’re drawn in Procreate and delivered straight into your inbox where you can have it printed yourself or gift it virtually as a jpeg. Through email they can go anywhere in the world so you don’t have to worry about sluggish international post or container ships getting stuck in the Suez Canal! The couple above are pictured on their favourite beach with their pet dog. They’re wearing Carlow and Waterford GAA jerseys and there’s musical references with a guitar and Beyonce!

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Leaving Gift from Colleagues

Leaving Gift Caricatures From Photos Ireland

This personalised caricature was a leaving gift from the subject’s colleagues in Paddy Power. I create my personalised caricatures from photos, and the customer sends me a list of the details they’d like included. Here you can see various references related to his workplace including a globe of the world in the background and a Paddy Power shopfront. As my caricatures are hand drawn you can have the subject in whatever pose you like with whatever details you’d like included, each caricature is unique to your requirements, including lucky underpants! The customer went for my framed option for this caricature which you can see below:

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The customer left me a brilliant review:

Allan delivered a superb drawing against a challenging timeline, delivery was earlier than I even expected. The team are delighted with the finished article which is a present for someone leaving the company. I would certainly recommend Allan’s work.

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Personalised Golf Caricature

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Personalised Golf Caricature for Captain: this caricature was a gift for last year’s Captain in Elm Park Golf Club. There’ a Wexford theme and she’s wearing the Wexford colours of a purple golf shirt (with an Elm Park Crest) and a gold skirt. There’s lots of hand sanitiser and masks and of course committee meetings on Zoom! There’s a few wee golf-related easter eggs in the Zoom conference if you have a close look! The caricature also includes the tote bags with the club crest that contained sanitiser and masks she gave members!

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