Entertainment + Artwork at Your Reception

March 17, 2010

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.

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  • Reply Diana March 29, 2010 at 6:02 am

    One of the best ideas ever!

  • Reply Shara Lunn April 29, 2010 at 10:48 am

    Local Artist Roz Ramey does this kind of thing for weddings. Contact info.

  • Reply Rebecca April 26, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    Does anyone have the contact information on this artist?

  • Reply Tameca Olden February 27, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    I would like information about the wedding painting.

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