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The Top 3 Reasons Custom Cartoon Drawings Make Great Gifts

On every holiday or special occasion we search for the perfect gift to give our family or friends. Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and other celebrations cause us to look high and low for the best present to give. Electronics, jewelry, clothing…the list goes on an on of gift options.

But if you are looking for a memorable gift that will be an instant conversation piece, a custom cartoon drawing is the way to go!

Let me list some reasons why:

3. Custom drawing gifts are thoughtful.

Custom Drawing Couple Love
Samantha gave this drawing to her boyfriend celebrating five of their memorable moments together.

With most gifts, you buy them and then pack them away in a box until they are given. You can do this in a matter of minutes. A custom drawing requires you to give it some thought! What do you want the artist to draw? A special memory? Your friend or family member as a superhero? An in-joke that is only known by your close friends? The possibilities are endless! With my customers, I will even provide suggestions if they give me a rough idea of what they are looking for.

2. Custom drawing gifts will last forever.

Outdoor couple custom cartoon drawing
Mat ordered this drawing for his wife to commemorate their move from New Hampshire to Arizona.

They say diamonds are forever…well so are custom drawings! Electronics go out of style or stop working. Clothing wears out and needs to be replaced. Jewelry is easy to lose. But a custom drawing will be cherished for a long time! Most people frame their drawings and hang them on their walls to look at every day. As a bonus, the cardstock paper I do my drawings on is guaranteed for life.

And the number one reason….

1. Custom drawing gifts are one-of-a-kind.

Custom Sailing Drawing Gift
Karen gave this drawing gift to a retiring professor co-worker who loves sailing and lobster.

It’s that simple. No two drawings I do are alike. All drawings I do for my customers are unique, different and drawn only for them. Check out my gallery of past customer drawings to see for yourself! Getting a custom drawing for a gift is something that is yours, and yours alone! That’s pretty cool if you ask me.

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About Aaron Riddle

Aaron Riddle is a professional cartoonist who has been drawing cartoons of all types since the ripe ole age of 2. He is the creator and illustrator of the comic strip AFORD, which ran for 10 years as a weekly web comic strip and appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country. He has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator and artist for clients all across the country. Aaron is happily married, a proud father of two daughters, and enjoys fitness, the outdoors, and supporting the Navy SEALs.

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