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Michael B - California Caricature Artists

Michael B

Michael has been drawing caricatures and entertaining people since his college days at the Univ. of Oregon, where he graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. Since then, Michael has drawn well over 150,000 caricatures of people from around the world! His portraits are fun and entertaining at: birthdays, weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, corporate events, and grand openings, etc. Each portrait just takes about five minutes!People love to gather around Michael to watch him draw and to be drawn. His caricatures are a one-of-a-kind piece of art, as well as a great keepsake and a lifetime memory to treasure. And many of Michael's clients have had him back many times to entertain their guests or employees. Michael’s clients include: Disney, Universal Studios, MTV, AMC, Red Cross, Amgen, United Way, and The Boys $ Girl’s Clubs of America to name but a few.Michael has been living in Santa Barbara, California since 1980, where he can be found every Sunday year ‘round at the Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show on Cabrillo Blvd. where he has been drawing caricature portraits and entertaining tourists from around the world! If you come to the show, he will draw you, or your pet for free!

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  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • Goleta, CA
  • Carpinteria, CA

Michael B will travel for an additional fee!

Drawing Speeds (drawing speeds are an indication of what the artist is capable of and are not guaranteed)

  • Traditional Caricatures:
    • B & W Heads Only: 18 people per hour
    • B&W Body / Gag: 12 people per hour


    • $180/hour, with a 2 hour minimum.*

    *All pricing is in US Dollars and is subject to change if your specific requirements differ from the descriptions.