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

Family Fun at Picnic

For a LOT of years now, I have been invited to draw at the annual Picnic for St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Beavercreek. And what a fun time that is, too. I think it is about ten years now — but don’t quote me on that. (Yes, the memory IS the first to go…) Anyhow…
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Mom & Teen Son

Last Saturday I had a fun time drawing quick-sketch caricatures via — my old pal Tad Barney’s agency — at a neato venue in Cincinnati area. A retirement village. All the residents I met were apparently thrilled to live there. Yes! Along the way I did this drawing — They were on hand to…
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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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