So much of a wedding is about capturing moments. Photography is the most popular means of moment-catching and indeed my favorite. But a wedding detail that I recently came across and just love is the hiring of a talented artist to paint a watercolor of the reception. It is a whimsical piece of art that evokes the mood of the event itself. Of course it helps if the space is interesting.
There are a couple of options: 1. you could have your photographer take a few overview pics to send to the artist or 2. you can have the artist attend and work on the painting right there during the event. I prefer the latter of the two – it would be so much fun for the guests to watch the artist at work.
This idea can also be a great gift for the bride and groom from friends or family… just be sure to run the details by the planner. What a fun surprise!
This watercolor painting was created on location by artist Isaac Alexander at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR.