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I'm Mr Sketchum, the London-based caricaturist & entertainer. I get hired to do fast, fun'n'free caricatures at parties, weddings and corporate events.

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Guests gamely join in as subjects, sardonic critics, and as enthralled witnesses to the likenesses coming together, and before they know it are given unique party gifts - which they all just played a big part in creating simply by being there and having a giggle.

Mix'n'mingling during drinks, "table-hopping" (not literally) over dinners, as well as sometimes working "stall-format" from one spot, I can work in practically any set of circumstances.

"Not bad! You should really think about doing it for a living!!"
Johnny Ball (genial mathematical showman, TV icon & all-round legend), Grosvenor House





Corporate Events  

Weddings & Anniversaries  

Birthday Bashes  

Networking Drinks  


Expos/Trade Shows  

Glitzy Gala Extravaganzas!  

Leaving Celebrations (!)  

Company Dinners  

VIP & Press Junkets  

Family Fun Days  

Sack/Egg'n'Spoon Races  


Student Balls  

House Parties  

B'n'B Mitzvahs  

Lunches & Launches  

You tell me!  


Last-minute? No problem!

Skip agency fees!

Your graphics pre-printed!

Have spacesuit!

And Thermos!

Will travel!

Funny AND flattering!

FREE caricatures!

Small faces half price!

"Roving" and/or "static"!

Up to twenty sketches p/h!

To ridiculous from sublime!

Contentious masterpieces!

Friendly reliable service!

Established 1999

Every face 0.1+99.9% unique!

19+1 years' experience!

More you than you!!



07719 262736

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"That's the best cara...cari..caraciktcha I've ever had! Out of all the caracikitchas I've ever ever had!"
A beaming Jamie Redknapp, Wentworth Golf Club

I can never quite predict what an event will be like - some can be verging on the surreal! Voilà Monsieur Sketchum (below) in his French "ensemble" (outfit), at a 'fairytale' wedding at Dick Strawbridge & Angel Adorée's château in France. Click here for un tout petit peu more

A couple of months earlier I was asked to kit myself out as a "Belgian east London corporate caricature artist hipster" (!), and appear in a TV ad sketching Paul Gascoigne ("Gazza"!) on top of a moving double-decker bus while being interviewed about World Cup football results (!?!), all the while masquerading as Belgian. Click here for more


I wind up in some whacky situations, but mostly of course I perform at conventional social gatherings - networking drinks, dinners, business & trade events, a mixed bag of celebrations - and of course weddings. As long as guests are open to having a little fun and I'm given an opportunity to foster a good atmosphere, any setting is alright with me.

07719 262736

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"I put my face in your hands!"

Andrew Logan, jewellery sale, his home

"Everyone loved your "works of art". We were really impressed with the jaw-dropping likenesses, long after you'd gone they were making the rounds to howls of laughter. Hilarious!"

Geoff & Lucy, Brighton

"Thanks for last night Alfie, Kim was touched to be given such a great memento of her ten years with the team at Hilton. Everyone had fun & thought it was a brilliant idea."

Alexandra Dumoulin, Hilton Group

Picking up on fleeting but unique characteristics, I create likenesses that look "more you than you!"* (*apols. to David Low)

 I mainly draw ''singletons", but naturally, at parties couples & close-knit groups often ask to be immortalised together. As long as I can be sure to not get too tied up with one set of guests I'm happy to oblige, especially as this can give them a special thrill.

I draw on heavyweight A4 laser paper, and present each caricature inside a complimentary top'n'side-opening plastic folder.

I can preprint your graphics and/or a message of your choice on my paper (for a one-off fee of £50) ~ to mark the occasion, distinguish a brand, convey the ethos of a campaign, or simply to add a stylish touch.

"Give her a body like Baywatch ~ and a face like Crimewatch!!"

Anonymous (heartily bellowed at me from the other end of the room by a fellow at a Warburtons Bakery event)

"What is it he does again?"

Mr Sketchum's mum

Here are the three types of event that I do caricatures at the most: weddings, parties and corporate events ~

Wedding caricatures go down incredibly well with families. I usually mix'n'mingle during drinks, then wind my way around the wedding breakfast tables, and since I make them laugh so much when things have loosened up I'm always still in high demand.

For more on wedding caricatures, click here

"Just for a few seconds, could you not flare your nostrils at me?"
Mr Sketchum


Big parties are a buzz to bounce around, and smaller gatherings are a treat as I'm amongst friends and colleagues who are bound to get on famously anyway - so with me there sketching party caricatures, they flip their lopsided wigs!



As well as laughter - the best icebreaker of all - as London corporate-caricature-artist-cum-marketing-tool, I produce personalised original artwork (preprinted with your branding if required).

A touch more on corporate caricatures >> CORPORATE

"Find a job you love and you'll never have to work again."

Confucius (551-479 BC)


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