Not Your Usual Caricature Artist
Volume 7, Number 7
Those of us who live in the Charlotte metro area are lucky to have not one but two large lakes on which to recreate — for swimming, fishing, boating or just gazing upon. Which also means, event planners can utilize the water’s natural charms as a backdrop to stage everything from weddings and rehearsal dinners to corporate retreats and parties.
Welcome to the July edition of Not Your Usual Caricature Artist from Caricatures by Joel.
Over the years, I’ve had the privilege, not to mention the pleasure, of being part of the entertainment aboard one pleasure boat in particular, Yachta Yachta Yachta, captained by Brian Brady,
When it comes to entertaining your guests, there’s really no land venue that compares with the gentle movement upon the water, the intoxicating breeze and the often spectacular sights — both natural and man-made (gorgeous shoreline homes) — along the lake.
“Sailing 365 days a year,” their promotional copy begins. “Break out of the banquet hall and take your event to the water."
"Weddings & Rehearsals, Corporate parties, Christmas parties (the boat is comfortably heated), birthday parties, family reunions...whatever the occasion, bring it to us for memories that will last a lifetime. We can also connect you with the best busing, catering, and DJ's in the area for an unforgettable experience.”

Now couple all of that with a take-home treasure from your trip — a custom drawn caricature from yours truly, and you and your guests have it made in the shade.
Here’s what I mean -- some samples, including a recent corporate outing,
hosted by Ingersoll-Rand:
See you again the first Tuesday of next month, Mateys, for a more landlubber installment of Not Your Usual Caricature Artist.