IllustrateTheDate

Caricature save the date cards, magnets, invitations

New York, United States

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Announcement    Adorable save-the-dates, invitations, and sign in posters! As featured on Style Me Pretty, Bridal Guide, When Geeks Wed, Four Weddings, and Huffington Post Weddings. Send in your photos and ideas! Add your favorite activities, places, and don't forget your pets! All of the special details that make you one of a kind!

My caricatures are always cute and flattering, and I will always make sure you are delighted with your likeness!

I'm so glad you stopped by! Please "❤️ Favorite " my shop, and click "❤️ Favorite " on the save the date and invitation caricature drawings you like the best!

Send me a convo or a custom order request to get started on a custom illustrated caricature made just for you!

"I can't say enough about how great our save the date cards look. The artwork is wonderful and Devin did a great job capturing our likenesses. We wanted something different and unique and we are thrilled with the results. Thank you!" - Sarah B.

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Last updated on Aug 13, 2018

Adorable save-the-dates, invitations, and sign in posters! As featured on Style Me Pretty, Bridal Guide, When Geeks Wed, Four Weddings, and Huffington Post Weddings. Send in your photos and ideas! Add your favorite activities, places, and don't forget your pets! All of the special details that make you one of a kind!

My caricatures are always cute and flattering, and I will always make sure you are delighted with your likeness!

I'm so glad you stopped by! Please "❤️ Favorite " my shop, and click "❤️ Favorite " on the save the date and invitation caricature drawings you like the best!

Send me a convo or a custom order request to get started on a custom illustrated caricature made just for you!

"I can't say enough about how great our save the date cards look. The artwork is wonderful and Devin did a great job capturing our likenesses. We wanted something different and unique and we are thrilled with the results. Thank you!" - Sarah B.

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Creating cute caricature save the dates, invitations, and posters!

My name is Devin Hunt, I am an illustrator and graphic designer with twenty years of experience as a caricature artist.

I began drawing caricatures as my summer and weekend job while I was still an art student studying illustration in Boston Massachusetts. In Boston's famous Faneuil Hall, I drew thousands of people from around the world. It was great fun, small crowds formed behind me to watch me draw, and I loved seeing big smiles and laughter from my clients when I revealed their finished drawing!

Today I have over 20 years of experience as an illustrator and artist, creating custom caricature save the dates, wedding invitations, Bar, Bat and B'nai Mitzvah save the dates and invitations, reception sign in posters, and more! My specialty is drawing very accurate and flattering caricatures, adding all the special touches to make truly personal one of a kind artwork.

It is very rewarding to receive glowing feedback from my customers. I love when they tell me how their friends and family raved about much they enjoyed the invitations! In fact, many clients first saw my work when they received one of my save the dates or invitations! Also, many of my wedding clients commission me to do artwork to commemorate anniversaries, and scenes of their families as they grow.

I also do caricatures at parties and events in the New York area. In addition to my caricature work, I am an illustrator of children's books, and game packaging.

When I'm not drawing, I spend time with my lovely wife and our two funny, sweet sons and our cats. We enjoy watching classic animated cartoons and movies together as a family.

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    My name is Devin Hunt, I'm an illustrator with almost twenty years experience drawing caricatures that are cute, flattering, and fun! When I'm not drawing caricatures and illustrations, I enjoy spending time with my wife, our two sons, and our pets.

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Last updated on April 30, 2021
Welcome to my shop! My name is Devin Hunt, I am an illustrator, graphic designer, and caricature artist. I have twenty years of experience creating fun and charming illustrations. Known for my cute and flattering caricatures, I specialize in expressing the unique personality and style of my clients!

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I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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Your satisfaction is very important to me. I provide a preliminary sketch, and any changes can be made, if necessary, before I complete the final color artwork. This ensures that the likeness of your caricature is completely accurate. You can be certain that you will be delighted with your illustration!

Please note: background illustrations are very time consuming, and I put a lot of effort into composition and illustration. While I never charge an additional fee for tweaks to the face to make sure the likeness is perfect, I do need to charge a fee to change the background (different venue, buildings, scenery changes, new elements or additions, composition changes, added props, etc). Also, if you decide to change or add to the pose, hairdo, dress, or attire, etc from that which you originally requested, please note I will need to change a redraw fee. Also, if you request to see the sketch done two different ways to see which you prefer, (two different backgrounds, two different hairdos, etc), there will need to be a redraw fee and the turnover time will lengthen accordingly. Thank you for your understanding.

Any changes or additions to the art will add to the turnover time.

Please check the wording you send to me very carefully! I am not able to proofread submissions. Please proofread your wording before you send it to me, and also the wording as it appears in the sketch and final draft before printing. I am not liable for any spelling, phrasing, punctuation or any other errors that go to print.

Please note that I do start work soon after you order. Please read policies and turnover times before ordering. Due to the time I spend on each drawing, and the fact that I create my schedule and workload according to the orders I receive, I regret that I am unable to provide refunds for clients deciding to cancel their order after it has been placed. I appreciate your understanding.

Turnover times are provided are my best estimate based on the number of current orders. I make every effort to have the art ready within the estimated time frame, however despite my best efforts, it's possible to be slightly off in my estimation.
Payment
I accept PayPal or Etsy payments. Payment for the listing is due upon purchase. In general, the preliminary sketch can be expected approximately fourteen business days after I receive your payment, information, and clear, close up photos. Once you approve the sketch, final color artwork is completed in approximately fourteen business days. Please contact me if you require rush service. Rush service is available for an additional fee.
Please note that any changes requested may add time to the process.
The listing price is for the artwork only. Once the artwork is ready, I will send you a hi res artwork file suitable for printing.
If you would like for me to arrange for printing, printing is available additional fee.
Shipping
Listings include a digital file of the completed artwork via email for you to have printed. Alternatively, I can arrange for printing services. If you are interested in printing services, please refer to the listing for pricing. If you have any questions, please let me know!

Each drawing is created with skill, care, and professionalism. Unlike mass produced items, custom artwork does take time. At this time, it takes approximately 14 business days for the preliminary pencil sketch file to be ready for viewing. Once you approve the sketch, it takes approximately an additional 14 business days to complete the color art. If any revisions are requested, this may add to the overall turnover time. Turnover times may vary depending on factors, such as the number of orders received at a given time.

Please send in clear photos. Blurry, grainy, dim, or faraway photos make it hard to see your features, which can cause uncessssary added revision time.

Rush service for the artwork is available for an additional fee.

Artwork turnover times are for the artwork digital file, and do not include printing and shipping times. Printing takes approx 7 business days (not including weekends or holidays). If you need expedited shipping, please inquire, this is only arranged upon request and additional shipping prices will apply.

Please note that if you order prints, they are shipped directly from the printer. Rarely, there may be a delay in shipping times from the printer due to circumstances beyond my control (for example, severe weather conditions or holidays). Tracking numbers are available upon request. If the package tracking indicates that the package was delivered, I regret that I am unable to provide free replacements or reimburse the printing or shipping price. Please make sure that the address you provide is to a secure location - a home or office where you are available to receive the package.

If ordering prints, please make sure the PayPal "ship to address" is the address to which you want your prints to be sent.
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Purchase your listing to get started. The listing price is for the artwork, text layout, and design. Please note that for most listings, it takes approximately fourteen business days to complete the sketch. Once you approve the sketch, it takes approximately fourteen business days for the final artwork to be completed. Please note that business days do not include weekends. Rush service is available for an additional fee. Rush service will be provided upon payment of the rush fee. I am not able to cancel orders after they are placed, please order with enough time to meet your timeframe.

I spend most of my time hard at work drawing custom save the dates and invitations. I always try my very best to answer all emails within a maximum of 24 to 48 hours of receipt, and sooner if possible . There may be more time needed to respond over weekends, as I draw caricatures at weddings and events.

Due to the time spent on each drawing, please note that elaborate backgrounds will incur an additional fee. Please let me know your background ideas for a pricing quote.

All commercial rights are retained by Devin Hunt Illustration. Please note that your likeness and artwork, including wording, may be used for promotional and advertising purposes. Additionally, Devin Hunt Illustration / Illustrate the Date reserves the right to use all artwork and portions of artwork, elements from artwork, including but not limited to attire, poses, props, background, theme, etc to use in other illustrations including but not limited to other save the dates, invitations, wedding posters, advertising, promotions, etc.

Art samples may not be reproduced by third parties without the permission of the artist.

Please send very well focused, hi res photos. Your entire head must be in frame, and facing the camera with your eyes looking at the camera (not profile view). No sunglasses or hats, please (unless you want the hat to be in the drawing). Photos should not be further back than mid torso and higher. Your face should be level with the camera. Your hair should be as you would like it drawn.

After your drawing is completed, you can have the hi-res file sent to you for you (to be printed by the printer of your choice). The final file is PDF or JPEG upon request).

Alternatively, I can arrange to have prints made for you. Please convo me for a printing and shipping quote, with your location and the number of cards, magnets, or posters you wish to order.

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Last updated on Feb 19, 2017
Frequently asked questions
Will the drawing look just like me? What if I don't like it?

It is very important to me that I get a great likeness in your drawing! I email a sketch for you to approve before I proceed to the color art. Most of the time, my clients are happy with the first sketch. If there is anything that you need for me to adjust, I am happy to make revisions to your face until you are completely happy :-) !

I love your work, and I want to get a drawing from you. I'm a little sensitive about one of my features.

It is my top priority to make sure your drawing is flattering! When you order, please just let me know if there is something you would prefer for me to not draw (such as a double chin or braces),or if there's a future you would like for me to emphasize, (such as freckles,beauty marks, or dimples).

You did our save the date, and now my family is growing! Can I add my children / pets to the drawing?

There is no greater compliment them when my clients return to me for their family portraits! I am happy to add your children and pets to your drawing as your family grows. Please contact me for more information and pricing!

I love your work but I'm not planning a wedding. Do you do drawings for other occasions as well?

I do illustrations for all occasions! Save the dates, wedding invitations, birthday party invitations, bar/bat mitzvah save the dates and invitations, sweet 16s, baby showers, pregnancy announcements, Christmas and holiday cards, retirement parties, anniversaries, wedding proposals, you name it!

Do you only draw caricatures?

I do illustration work of all kinds! In addition to my custom illustrated save the dates, invitations, and posters, I also illustrate children's books, game product packaging, and advertising.