Hiring a Sand Painter or Animator, Tips, Advice and How to Book!


You may not have heard of sand painting or animating before, but you’ll be surprised to find out that it is an artistic form of entertainment that is actually very eye catching and certainly unusual!  If you are looking for really unique entertainment for your next event, a sand painter or animator might be just what you are looking for!  Sand painting dates back to the Native Americans and has since become an art form with animation being introduced in the 1960’s.

What events are Sand Painters or Animators suitable for?

Since Sand Painting and Animating is quite an unusual type of entertainment, it works perfectly for events where guests can still mingle and chat among themselves, especially corporate event entertainment.  Other ideas where a sand painter or animator would make fantastic entertainment include:

  • Corporate Event Entertainment
  • Sit Down Dinner Entertainment
  • Product Launch Entertainment
  • Charity Event Entertainment
  • Wedding Drinks Reception Entertainment
  • Wedding Breakfast Entertainment
  • Cocktail Party Entertainment

This list is just an idea as to the types of event that a sand painter or animator would be suitable for.  There are many more occasions where you might wish to book one, so take a look at what they have on offer and see if it will add impact to your next event!

Click here to view Sand Painter and Animator, Urs Rudin's Profile

Urs Rudin – Sand Painter and Animator from EntertainersWorldwide.com

How do I find a Sand Painter or Animator on your website?

We make it really easy for you to find a sand painter or animator on our website and there are two main ways in which you can do this quickly and simply.  The first option is to use the top navigation which is found on every page.  If you select “General Entertainers”, a further drop down navigation box will appear.  Underneath “Artistic Entertainers”, you will see a link to view more, and if you click on this you’ll be presented with plenty of options – sand painters / animators is one of those options!

Alternatively, if you would prefer to get straight to the right search results, you can use our smart search which is on every single page.  If you start to type in “Sand Painting” in the “I’m looking for” field, you can click search and you will be shown all of the applicable act types.  For more popular types of entertainment, you can narrow this search down by adding a location, however for something as unusual as sand painting or animating, we would recommend keeping your options open!

What does a Sand Painter or Animator actually do?

You may be wondering what a sand painter or animator actually does.  This art form involves an artist who can create stories by moving sand in certain ways.  Usually they do this on a table but projects the image onto a screen for all to see.  There are some fabulous stories to be told using sand painting and animating, and each one is completely unique.

How long will a Sand Painter or Animator perform for?

Each sand painter or animator will have their own performance times, but you can expect most sand stories to last up to 15 minutes each.  Each artist will create more than one story during their performance, so if you are hosting a particularly long event, check with your chosen performer to see if they can accommodate.

How much does a Sand Painter or Animator cost?

Since sand painting and animating is such a unique type of entertainment, we would highly recommend getting in touch with your chosen performer for a completely free, no-obligation quote as we are unable to give you a guide price.  One thing you can be sure of is that you will get the very best price, direct from your entertainer!

Will a Sand Painter or Animator need much room to set up?

A sand painter or animator may need some space for their set up, usually consisting of a table and room to move around it.  They will sometimes also need room to project their art onto a wall or screen.  Sand painting or animating is well suited to medium or large venues.

What should I ask a Sand Painter or Animator?

There may be many questions you might want to ask a sand painter or animator before you book, and with this type of entertainment being so unusual, never be scared to ask anything you might wish to know.  We have put together a little guide of questions to refer back to of things you might want to ask a sand painter or animator before you book.

  • Are you available to perform on the date of my event?
  • How much do you charge for your performance?
  • How long will you perform for?
  • Have you got experience in performing at events such as mine?
  • Can you offer previous customer testimonials?
  • Do you need anything special to set up your performance?
  • Do you require a deposit to book and how much is this?
  • Do you have public liability insurance?
  • Do you need refreshments such as food / drink during my event?
  • How does your act work?

How do I choose a Sand Painter or Animator?

Choosing a sand painter or animator is down to personal choice, however using our website www.EntertainersWorldwide.com we give you all of the tools and information you need to make your decision even easier.   By browsing our website, and all of the available entertainers’ profiles, you can view information and biographies of each entertainer, along with photos and sometimes movie clips of their work.

Once you’ve made your shortlist of potential entertainers, you can contact them really easily by using the “Request a Quote via E-mail” button on each performers profile page.  This will put you in direct contact with them, at no cost to yourself!

Want to Save Time When Booking Your Entertainment? Sit back, relax and have your Entertainment contact you! By adding a post to our website e.g. ‘Sand Painter or Animator required for Corporate Event on 17th September’, our available acts will contact you by email. Look at the Entertainer’s publicity, decide which is your favourite and contact them directly! The entire service is completely free of charge. Tell us what entertainment you are looking for now and we will do the rest! Contact us. Or view all of our entertainers, bands, tributes, singers, dancers, musicians, magicians, speciality acts, DJs & other artists worldwide here: www.EntertainersWorldwide.com ———————————————————-


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