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Live Event Wedding Painting: Jordan & Mike

Fun fact! Did you know that deep in the heart of Atlanta's west side, there is a wedding venue with Tuscan flare and sweeping views of Atlanta's skyline? Welcome to Summerour. It's warm and wood toned and it looks like this:

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Is it any surprise that such a cool venue would be the setting for a cool couple? Meet Jordan & Mike, the beautiful people that decided to say "I do" and asked me to paint their first dance.

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They were so sweet to everyone, making time to thank everyone for being there, and dancing the night away. Everything was beautiful, and I got the chance to document my painting more than usual because the light from Summerour's enormous windows made it easier for me to document. So enjoy these pictures, I hope this in a more in-depth look than usual at how I create paintings on-site. Here is the angle of the dance floor, and what the venue looked like before it filled with guests:

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Jordan and Mike got to see the finished room right after their ceremony. I caught a really cute pic of them inspecting their new wedding rings, I thought it was so sweet and really warmed my heart. I feel really honored to get a peek into people's most intimate happy moments when I'm at weddings, and this is one of those times it felt extra special.

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Here is the progress of the painting, by the time dinner began. Tried to get some light and reflection in the floor.

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Adding in roof details.

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Jordan came over and watched the progress during dinner, I really enjoyed working with so much light and such a beautiful space to document.

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Sadly I don't have any photos of the first dance, but that's ok! The painting is document enough! I finished this particular canvas in about four hours, so there was plenty of time for guests to enjoy the painting through the night.

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It was a great experience and I'm glad such a good painting went to such a sweet couple! <3 Hope you enjoyed reading, thank you to Jordan for sharing the wedding photos with me. This album is a mix of photos I took myself, and photos by Wittmayer Photographers!

One Response to "Live Event Wedding Painting: Jordan & Mike"

  • Jordan & Mike
    September 23, 2016 - 12:49 am Reply

    Maggie,
    You are so amazing!! We LOVED having you paint our first dance and be part of our day. Your energy and grace were such a wonderful addition to our wedding. Thank you so much for sharing our photos and your work!

    Love,
    Jordan and Mike

    p.s. Our photographer was Eric Wittmayer 🙂

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