"Perfect!!!!!!!!   Thank you so very much!!! We'll have a blast presenting this to him next week! We really appreciate your efforts and talent, Karlene.  I'll definitely keep you in mind for future gifts :)


 Cheers,  Stacey.



"Absolutely amazing!


 Andrew Peynado.

 Toronto, Ontario



Hi Karlene,


I just wanted to let you know how well received your work of art was.  Many people had never seen anything like it.  It was passed from table to table and the comments were amazing.  The retiree was speechless... absolutely loved it... and has the perfect spot for it.  Once again thank you so much... you will be hearing from me again regarding another pic.


 Regards, Nancy.



OMG!!!! I love it so much! It is absolutely perfect :) Thank you so much. Hopefully I will be sending more business your way as I'm sure everyone is going to be asking where we got it done and who the artist is.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!



Being a professional vocalist / guitarist, I needed an eye-catching promotional poster to put up in the local pubs in my area. I worked with Karlene to come up with a very unique poster which featured a caricature of myself performing live on stage.  I get positive comments on it all the time and people always recognize me as the guy on the poster.  Karlene was great to work with from start to finish on this, the price was very reasonable, and we did everything over the internet.   I'm very pleased.  Thanks, Karlene!





Hi Karlene:  Andrea brought your final drawing of Doug over to let me see it yesterday. I think it's perfect, and I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank-you so much for the best present we could have ever thought of to give him. We are going to have it framed and have the matt signed by all the people coming to his party,  It's going to hang in our front hall where people can't come into our home without seeing it, and if you knew Doug you would know it will be the start of many great stories. You have an awesome talent and again I thank you so much for sharing it with us, and of course putting up with all our little suggestions.


Sharon .



Stunning work!!! I ordered four individual pictures last Christmas for members of my family.
Karlene managed to capture each of their personalities just from a photo & a couple of emails.
A wonderful artist.
Thanks again


 Ayr, Ontario



"Karlene's attention to detail & working closely with me to ensure she captured exactly what I wanted really impressed me.
She completed two different projects for me and both turned out amazing. Additionally, she was quick to respond to any questions/concerns and followed up with updates & had the work completed when I needed it.  Her keen interest in doing the very best job was evident by the finished product!  I would definitely recommend her artistic services."





Thanks a lot Karlene!! Really loved your work! :) I'll definitely be recommending other people to you! You did an amazing job! Really love this piece of art work :)



Mississauga , Ontario




Hi Karlene,
Thank you so much, it is exactly what I had pictured in my mind!
It is perfect.


Thanks again! 



St. John's, Newfoundland




I’m tickled pink!!!   

You may be overwhelmed in future with requests from my friends!

I’ve already ordered my prints and am so excited to pick them up.

Thanks so much for everything and Happy Holidays to you and yours!!!!!



Hartland, New Brunswick



Hi Karlene,


Thank you so much it looks great and I can't believe how well the kitties turned out and how much it looks like us! LOL! I love it and will def recommend your services when I get all kinds of compliments on it as I'm sure it will. It is definitely going to be one of the coolest gifts ever and I think its gonna rock on our walls when I get it all printed and framed.

Thanks again for everything and all the work,


 Halifax , Nova Scotia




My father absolutely loved his gift - you did a great job! :)
I wanted to do something really special for my father - the man who has everything he needs and never asks for a thing! I was very excited when I stumbled upon Karlene and she was able to provide the perfect gift! The detail she used to capture my father and his Camaro was astonishing! In my dad's words - "it will be the centre of conversation for everyone who visits!" I've already recommended Karlene's work to family and friends and will definitely use her services again!



 East Noel, Nova Scotia



Hi Karlene. Just wanted to let you know the drawings look great! We will use you again soon!



  Port Perry, Ontario




Awesome job on my caricature picture!!

Could not think of anything to get my fiancé for Christmas and while he is the typical man he always has everything that he wants and always says he doesn't need anything when asked. But it was Christmas and I wanted to get him something special. Something that would mean something to him every time he saw it... So I found your ad and I have never been so happy in the final product that was sent to me.. My fiancé works away in Alberta as a pipe fitter and I never really knew what he did until one day he sent me a picture of himself working on a piece of pipe. And luckily he sent me the picture a month before Christmas and I just knew that that's what I would want for him. A picture to have of himself of what he does and what better fun to have it turned into a caricature. I absolutely loved the final product and so did he. Best present ever and even looked like him. 

So happy with the way it turned out and well worth it from the look on his face. I loved it and so did he!! 


Great work Karlene Ryan  I'll be sure to keep you in mind for the next time I would want something like this done. You got it spot on and you rock girl!!!




Portugal  Cove 

 St.Johns, Newfoundland  




YES, it's perfect!  I'm very pleased with the caricature. 
Thank you for being so approachable and easy to work with.  I will definitely be in touch to have you do something for me again and I'd be happy to refer your work to others who are looking for a unique gift!
Thanks again Karlene, it was a pleasure!


 Tillsonburg, Ontario




“I was looking for a unique Christmas gift for my fiancée so I contacted Karlene and wow did she hit the nail on the head. The attention to detail was amazing and it is sure an attention grabber hanging in our living room. Lots of comments and everyone always asks where we got it done. Can’t wait to get a wedding picture done into a caricature. Would recommend Karlene for anyone looking for a unique piece of art”



 Winnipeg, MB



Hi Karlene,


Just wanted to let you know that I gave my friend her portrait/caricature……she was very impressed and sooooo happy……and so were all the other guests.


Thank you again for your nice work.


In the near future, I might have more for you to do.


Your time was very much appreciated.




Hi Karlene,


That is fabulous!  I am so impressed!   Looks so much like her…lol. 

And most of all you did it in less than 24 hrs…wow!   I so appreciate it.


Again, thank you so much Karlene…for doing this so fast and for being so easy to work with J  much appreciated.


I will remember you should the need come up again for me or anyone I know…


Have a great day & Happy Holidays!





 Mississauga, Ontario




It is awesome Karlene!  Thanks so much


We have contacted Karlene on 3 different occasions for caricatures to mark some special milestones in our family… a 70th Birthday, a 50th Birthday and a Graduation and each time we were very impressed by Karlene’s quality of work and very quick turnaround time… her attention to detail is amazing.   



 Lismore, Nova Scotia  




“Karlene, you captured my husband perfectly in the caricature you did for us!  It was so heartwarming to see his response on Christmas morning when he opened this gift!  You took a simple email with some details about my husband and turned it into a masterpiece that will make for many many wonderful conversations for years to come! In fact, it already has! You are an amazing artist!"



 Halifax, Nova Scotia




“Karlene’s work has become part of our family, we haven’t celebrated a single milestone without her wonderful drawings.  Our wedding invitations, the announcement of our first child and upcoming milestone birthdays.  We could not imagine not having a “Karlene” image attached to all our major events, they’ve become legendary with all our friends and family, and are considered collector items representing our family.”


 Mississauga, Ontario 



For several years now, Karlene has been creating caricatures for us, in fact, we have one done for each of our retirees as a way to recognize them before they leave . Each time, with only a brief description and a picture, she is able to create a masterpiece that reflects the personality of the person that we are trying to recognize. It has now become expected and all our employees can’t wait to see what their caricature will look like when it will be their time to retire.


Karlene is a professional , an artist who is very creative and talented. It has been a pleasure working with her and I look forward to working with her in the future.



  Gatineau, Quebec



This is amazing. You're incredibly talented! Thank you so much. She's going to love it.  



 Fredericton, New Brunswick



Absolutely amazing artist.  Captured my son's expression from a photograph.  I couldn't be happier with the result.  Karlene is very professional, prompt and easy to deal with.


Thanks a million Karlene.



Edmonton, Alberta



 Thank you very much Karlene! I really love them!  They are perfect!  I can't decide which I like the best!  :-) I tried to wait until Christmas ( I didn't try very hard) but I had to show him right away!  He loves them just as much! 

I'll definetly show my friends and family.  I've started thinking about other pictures now that I have!  :-) I'm sure I'll be talking to you again soon!

Thanks again very much!



Oakville, Ontario


Karlene thank you so much for our caricature picture.  We hoped it would be good but are beyond happy ........it is GREAT!  I look forward to our next order:-)


Saskatoon, Saskatchewan



"I have used Karlene's designs on several occasions, anniversary, xmas presents for my kids, as well my friends and extended family have also used her services.
Her work is amazing! Love how she can just take from pictures as we're out of town and captured personalities totally! I would recommend Karlene to anyone. Her pictures have brought a lasting memory for everyone here. Since Christmas is on the way, I'm sure I"ll have more done. Karlene is trustworthy and will go out of her way to make sure your gift is perfect!  Thanks again Karlene!"



Windsor, Ontario




Perfect, you did an amazing job!! I will highly recommend you J Thank you so much!


Keith Wood

Moncton, New Brunswick




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