Dave and Danielle Stephens understand that working with
artists isn't always easy, so we strive to offer an effective blend of
art and business. We're fun, provocative, visionary and talented, but
we're also intuitive, timely, efficient, responsive, and strongly
focused on details and deliverables. In other words, we work to light up
both sides of your brain.
Principal artist Dave Stephens has been a professional
artist for nearly 30 years. He worked as an animator for Marvel
Production's Saturday morning cartoon Attack of the Killer Tomatoes before he branched out on his own to do commercial art and event entertainment.
Dave has entertained for some of California's largest
media groups, including Disney, NBC and Universal Pictures. Dave is a
member of the International Society of Caricature Artists (ISCA). His
recent clients include GE, Hilton Hotels, the San Diego Padres,
Southwest Airlines, Sketchers and Symantec.
Dave's art has become increasingly fashionable with
planners, brides and grooms who appreciate a balanced blend of humor,
talent and elegance.
Dave uses archival-quality paper and pens, and all of his
caricatures come in protective sleeves. For no additional cost, Danielle
will develop a custom drawing paper design to coordinate with each
couple's wedding motifs and colors—making the art a cherished party
gift, as well as fun entertainment.
Wedding parties can also commission Dave to do engagement
portraits and illustrations for save-the-date cards, invitations,
sign-in boards and party favors. Danielle works closely with clients to
bring their ideas to life and ensure their satisfaction with the final
In his San Diego studio, Dave specializes in cartoon
character development, cartoon maps, private studio caricature
commissions and commercial art for web, books, magazines, mobile apps,
branding and advertising. Dave and Danielle have been married since 2007
and working full-time together since 2011 when Danielle took a break
from her career as an award-winning news reporter to lend her skills to
the business. Danielle's background in communications and design allows
her to concentrate on client relations, sales, marketing and branding.