1. Contact Julia!
I provide live event painting services for weddings and corporate events. If your event has passed, I can create a painting based on photographs. Fill out the form here for a free price quote. Live paintings start at $1800 and vary based on size and location. (Based in Michigan, I travel worldwide.)
All Paintings Include:
high quality art materials
hanging hardware attached
delivery to the clients
2. Determine your scene
As you say your "I Do's"? Champagne toast or first dance? Birthday party? We'll discuss the details for your painting 1 month before the event to ensure the moments most important to you are captured.
3. Entertain your guests!
I arrive 1-2 hours before the event to begin painting the background. This sets the scene for the addition of guests upon arrival. I interact with guests as they witness the painting evolve throughout the night. They love to peek over my shoulder and take pictures as the scene unfolds!
After the event, the painting is yours! If it's not quite finished yet, then your painting will be taken to my private studio to refine the details and colors. I offer touch-ups at no additional charge to ensure you are 100% satisfied with the completed painting.
I offer free delivery to local clients, usually within 3-5 weeks of the event. For out of town couples, your painting will ship within the same time frame. Hanging hardware is attached to the back of your painting so it is ready to hang on your wall upon delivery.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What methods of payment do you accept?
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, and check.
What about framing?
Every piece of art can be framed by the collector. I can also frame the painting for you for an additional fee plus the cost of framing. However, all originals and limited editions on canvas are gallery wrapped on 1.5 inch bars. The sides are painted so framing is NOT required.
Will you feature my painting on social media?
I love sharing client photos with others! Email your picture with my artwork displayed in your home for a chance to be featured on my website, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
I live in the mid-Michigan area. Can I eliminate shipping costs?
Absolutely! Contact me to arrange for delivery.
Do you travel?
Of course! You buy, I fly. Contact me with your wedding date and location for package information and any applicable travel expenses.
What does the venue need to provide?
I have a minimal set up and provide all materials necessary to complete a live event painting (easel, canvas, paint, light, etc.). I only require a small painting area of approximately 5'x5' inside or outside.
My ceremony is only 20 minutes long. Can you still paint it?
Definitely! I will paint as much as I can at the ceremony while taking pictures during it. Then, if your reception is at the same location, I will continue to paint at the reception using the reference photographs. This provides entertainment for your guests, allowing them to view the painting as it progresses throughout the event!
Where can I find reviews?
My event was last year. Can I still get a painting?
Yes! I can create a painting of a passed event based on photographs and/or video references.
Can you create multiple paintings at my event?
My standard live event packages include one medium or large painting. It is also possible to have two smaller paintings created onsite (such as one of the ceremony and one of the reception) or one live painting, with other paintings completed based on photographs.
Can I get a print of my painting?
You can add prints on canvas, paper, or thank-you cards to your live event painting package. This is a great gift idea for parents and grandparents!