Your source for caricatures in the metro D.C. area.

Artists with SKETCHFACESDC draw big cartoon heads on little bodies in Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland, Washington D.C. area and beyond!

See some of our recent work!

Downloads from Recent Digital Events
Mylan – 10/18/2015
CEA – 10/1/2015
Webroot – 6/9/2015

book us for your next event: 571-213-2812

We can create customized wedding and other invitations!
At a digital event for Omnifics!
Yes, we can draw two in one drawing!
Dog caricatures!
At an event for Airbus!
He loves Jimmy Buffet!
Zumba instructor with pink shoes!
At an IT company event!
Mark with the Surface tablet!  Check out our digital caricatures.
Digital caricature at Yelp get's lucky event
Cheerleader caricature!


SKETCHFACESDC is a team of caricature artists in the Washington DC metro area. From corporate events and company picnics to birthday parties and wedding receptions, Sketchfacesdc provides caricature entertainment and caricature party favors for your guests. We also draw gift caricatures from photos. Call (571) 213-2812 for fast, well-drawn likenesses by the professionals.

Laura Schoppa

“I don’t exaggerate as much as I ‘cartoonify’ my subjects. I love drawing kids!”

Mark “Gootz” Gutierrez

Mark is also an illustrator and mural artist. He knew he wanted to be an artist when he was 10 years old.

rates and info


Black marker on 11”x17” heavy white paper. For an additional fee, paper can be pre-printed with your company logo or party info.

Digital caricatures are printed in full color on 4×6 prints.


10 to 12 individual caricatures per hour.

Call or text Laura at (571) 213-2812 for hourly rates.

Minimum of two hours, with deposit (Visa, MC, PayPal or check).


“Thank you for providing such a nice service for our event this past weekend! You and Mark did a fantastic job! Folks waited in line for almost an hour at one point, which shows you that they really thought it was worth the wait!”

~ Darlene Frantz, ManTech International – MIST


“Thank you. The entire team enjoyed it. Mark is very talented. I’ll also recommend it to our sister hotels in the area. Thanks again!”

~ Sarah V., The Embassy Row Hotel


“Laura…this is just the cutest (caricature) EVER!!!! I love it and I know the boys will!”

~ Michelle Judge


“Laura and Mark were warm, professional and their service provided a ton of laughs for an incredible event. We’ll definitely look forward to using them again in future.”

~ Walter S.


“Laura and Mark were the hit of the party. Many thanks for making it such a fun time!”

~ Bill Conroy, Executive Director, Tyler Search


“Thank you again for helping Joy and I make our reception a hit! You two received great feedback!”

~ Barb Jones, Fuel Education


“Mark was amazing. I have been asked to forward your information to a guest who attended the event last night. She loved it.”

~ Kim Luk, Artemis Real Estate Partners


“Laura, this drawing is more than fantastic :-) it looks so realistic and I can’t wait to see the look on his face when he sees it!”

~ Robynne J.


“Everybody in the office, including my manager liked the caricature! I will definitely work with  you in the future, if we need your services.”

~ Nozanin Mostakova


“We could not be more happy with your work. You both have been outstanding to work with. We can’t wait to surprise everyone with these caricatures on our wedding day.”

~ Mike Conneen (and Torey)


“Thank you Laura for allowing Mark to service the associates during our company picnic. He was great and I look forward to having him again next year. I may even ask for him for our holiday party.”

~ Genevieve M., Hilton Hotels


“Thank you so much for your services this weekend. Although we didn’t have time to stop by, we heard you guys were very popular!!!”

~ Liza J. (2015 Wedding reception)


“We really enjoyed having Mark at our event last week – he was very popular!”

~ Sveta W., Horton’s Kids


“Mark was GREAT!! Everyone loved him, and and his wonderful work. He was truly the highlight of the evening. ”

~ Beth S., (2015 Birthday party)


“Thank you so much Laura! Everyone loves their caricatures and the walls of our office are just so fun because of them. You do such a fantastic job!”

~ Leah B., MTFA Architecture


“Laura & Mark: Thank you very much for making our party a success. Mark was great! Everyone was impressed with his excellent artwork and engaging personality. We would love to have him come back for future celebrations. We have hired other artists in the past, but you guys are the best!”

~ Brad D., (2015 Baby Shower)


“We had a great time, and we know our guests loved your artists! They were wonderful to work with, and really added an element of fun to the event.”

~ Lee-Berkeley S., American Cancer Society, Inc.