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Suitable for: Wedding Day, Birthday, Christening, Halloween, Bonfire Night, Bar Mitzvah, New Years Eve, Valentines Day, Anniversary, Retirement party
Neil Thomson has extensive experience working as an 'on the spot' caricaturist at a variety of events including weddings, private parties and corporate functions. Neil mingles with the guests during the drinks reception or round the tables during dinner producing quick 5 minute sketches in black ink. These are presented to each guest for the perfect icebreaker to get the laughs going!
He has provided caricatures for a number of prestigious clients in a variety of industries including Loch Lomond Golf Club, Diageo, Glenmorangie Whiskey, Scottish Power, IBM, British Petroleum, Airwave (02 ), Sainsbury's. Phoenix Honda, Scottish Brewers, Standard Life and the IF Halifax Bank. He also works regularly in shopping centres appearing recently on a tour with Stavros Flatley of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ fame and demonstrates his caricaturing skills in schools. He has recently featured on CBBC Children’s program, ‘Best of friends’ and the Four Weddings show on the Living TV channel.
Recent venues Neil has appeared at include: Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Glasgow Science Centre, Loch Lomond Golf Club, Turnberry Hotel, Stirling Castle, Gleneagles Hotel and the Royal Museum of Scotland. Neil has also worked extensively with a variety of Entertainment agents and can now be booked through Alive Network.
"Neil really added to the fun of our special day - it was fantastic to see the faces of the people who had just been 'done' and the screams of excitement and giggles as they shared their caricatured faces with friends and family." Michelle and Neil McDermott Airth Castle Wedding
“We were delighted with Neil's brilliant caricatures. I am sure he went home with writer's cramp! Everyone wanted to be a subject! Thank you for your help in setting this up for us, we will not hesitate to use his services again if required. Many thanks, Janis.” Janis Ian - Charity event, Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy – NHS Fife 24.6.10
"Neil, the caricatures went down extremely well last Friday evening. In fact Fergus was speechless for once....overcome by emotion and Colin thought that it represented him too well and he has vowed to modify his expressions. Cheers! “ Keith Watson, Terex