Dayton,OH 45440,USA

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Dennis Porter Caricature Artist -- Fun entertainment for parties, trade shows as artist draws quick-sketches of your guests

Share Your World

I had a super time drawing caricatures at a wedding reception recently at the Holiday Inn next to Wright State University near Dayton… The couple had been married for a while but never had time for their reception so it was belated and much enjoyed. Super people having a terrific time. I did not take…
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Violin Lady

This drawing is one of my old ones, but still one of my favorites…   Tags: Uncategorized

Wedding Reception Goofiness

I am fortunate to be invited to draw caricatures at wedding receptions a LOT these days. This was a unique sketch at a reception held at The Willows in Tipp City, Ohio some time back. These adorable weirdos asked to be drawn as dinosaurs, SO… Anyway, it was  a super event, lots of fun and…
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Hot DOG!!

A neato young mom recently contacted me about a surprise drawing for her son, who had recently lost his beloved dog Arlie… The dog had suffered with epilepsy for years, and finally passed on. The son really felt the loss, missed Arlie a lot. Most of us have been through that sort of thing, right?…
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Maybe a Cup a Morning Joe?

These two are good for a morning discussion, eh? Tags: Uncategorized

PTSD Soldiers

I was privileged to be a part of the Humane Society’s fundraiser called the Furry Skurry at Eastwood Lake near Dayton recently… Lots of fun people and their amazing animals, mostly beautiful dogs. One of the most memorable people that day was this young man and this fabulous German Shepherd, his best friend I believe.…
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Party Ideas — LOTS!

When you’re trying to plan that fabulous event and you want it to be DIFFERENT this time… You need Party ideas. Need them NOW!  What do you do?? What could possibly be more fun and more interesting than the last time? Or, then again, what could you do to avoid the disastrously DULL gathering you suffered…
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Your friend is retiring — or moving away, maybe to another job. Gotta get a gift! A really cool and fun SURPRISE Gift, gotta get one NOW! What do you get someone who has absolutely everything?? You want it to be personal gift, a FUN gift, some kind of item they will really love… What?  Sound…
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UD Students: Above & Beyond

My wife Diane struggles every day with multiple sclerosis, as do millions of other Americans — a daunting adversary, MS has taken away almost everything that makes life worth living. She has been in a wheelchair full time for about 15 years now — and amazingly Diane is happy ANYWAY. Yes! She wakes up smiling…
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Not long ago I contacted the Special Wish foundation to offer free caricature sketches for the children they serve so well. My timing was dead-on for once, a lovely little girl named Lexi was fighting an extremely tough battle. She loves Disney princesses and loves to sing, so this is what I came up with,…
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