Ben Keys

International Fine Art Live Wedding Painter based in Charleston, SC



Live Wedding Painting | Athens, GA

Live Wedding Painting

June 21, 2017

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Claire + Patrick
The Classic Center
Athens, GA
24 x 30 in.

Claire and Patrick tied the Knot on the campus of the University of Georgia and Ben was so thrilled to be invited to capture their first dance with a live wedding painting.  Claire hired Emily of Stella Harper Events to coordinate their day and oh my goodness, how we loved working with Emily!  (So much so that now we wished we lived in the same city!)  From the UGA Chapel to their reception at the Classic Center, every detail was unique and so colorful.  Ben was excited to highlight their gorgeous floral arrangements in the foreground of the painting.  And Claire’s gown was one of the prettiest we’ve seen!  The lace detail on the bodice was just breathtaking, unique but also timeless!  What a joy to celebrate with their family and friends and collaborate with a great team of vendors.  Needless to say, we’re so excited to share their bright and colorful live wedding painting … their painting is such a reflection of the love these two share!

Live Wedding Painter, Ben Keys, captured Claire + Patrick's first dance at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia.
Live Wedding Painter, Ben Keys, captured Claire + Patrick’s first dance at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia.

ceremony location: THE UGA CHAPEL || reception location: THE CLASSIC CENTER || planning: EMILY, STELLA HARPER EVENTS  || photography: TWO CHICS PHOTOGRAPHY || videography: RUSS FELTMAN FILMS || live wedding painter: BEN KEYS of WED ON CANVAS || catering: LEVY RESTAURANTS || florals: FLOWERS BY POSY || hair + makeup: HEIDI, FORMAL FACES || band: CELEBRITY ALL STAR BAND || ceremony harpist: MONICA HARGRAVE

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