Please see my
hourly hire rates below. I'm pretty
sure I'm the only caricaturist in the UK with clear prices up on their site, I'm not sure why
me the only real practical variable is
how I get there and back.
your venue is beyond central-ish London and I
need to add
something for the travel I'll
point the amount out in your
quote - it's never that much. I'm based in Dalston, east London, and use public transport.
out for absurdy low 'average', 'guide' & 'from' fees
on cheerful agency websites - they're pitched
unfeasibly low in order to attract clients, and
aren't a true indicator of the going rate.
Go by the
drawings, and perhaps try to get a
bit of an idea of what the person you book is like - there's a
social aspect to what I do of
course - or you risk ending up with a Muppet!
My average booking lasts around two to five
hours. According to the time-money ratio, the longer
I'm booked for the better the deal it works out at
for clients, and of course the more free sketches I
prices, along with
plenty of recent live sketches (and pics of 'orrible old Mr Sketchum)
on this DIY wesite
mean you can trust that what you see here is exactly what you get.
Quotes given are all-inclusive & there's no VAT to add
I'm often due
to stop when I'm still in high demand (which can break
guests' hearts!). For
you can usually*
get me to extend my performance.
Preprinting graphics and/or
messages onto all the sheets of card I work on adds £60.
long as I can catch the last train home/haven't got
something important previously planned/don't have
another booking for straight after yours.
are payable on or a
few days before the day of performance (corporate client terms may vary), by bank transfer, BACS,
cash, cheque, or PayPal (works with AmEx).
When we're agreed on the main details
I'll email my booking form (not the enquiry form below!) to you. When that's been completed, returned
and acknowledged, you've secured my services, and all that's then left for us to do is
hold tight until we contact
each other a week or so before the event, just to check everything's
still on track...and
we're all set to go!
Alfie (/"Mr Sketchum"!) ~