Sunday, June 16, 2013

Live Event Wedding Painting

On Saturday, June 15, I had the wonderful opportunity to paint live at a wedding at the Allan House in Austin, TX for a lovely couple.  I arrived several hours before the wedding started, and painted in the background.  I did the finishing touches during the ceremony and reception.  It took me about 4 1/2 hours to do the completed painting.  It was a beautiful wedding, coordinated by Pearl Events Austin.

I love the energy of painting live and also the pressure to produce a beautiful final product.  I think the painting came out great and I am so pleased with it!
 My set-up at the venue.  I started with a bright pink underpainting.
 The finished painting.
 Detail of bride and groom.
 Reference photo from my i-phone.
The final painting.  It is 24" x 36" acrylic on canvas.

7 comments:

  1. Loved reading about this Leslie. I also like the new look of your blog. What are these pictures of the room?

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  2. Thank you, it is actually a pre-made template.

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  3. Wow, I love your painting! Very beautiful.

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  4. Wow what a beautiful wedding paintings, very realistic...
    forfait hebergement

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  5. Hi Leslie, how can I contact you about doing this for my Austin wedding? :)

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    1. email me at leslie dot matiacio at gmail dot com

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  6. Hi Danielle, thank you for your comment! You can email me at leslie.matiacio (at symbol) gmail (dot) com for details. Hope to hear from you!

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