Live Wedding Painting | Stokesdale, NC

April 21, 2016

Natalie + Steve
Bella Collina Mansion
Stokesdale, North Carolina
24 x 30 in. | Oil on Canvas

Bella Collina Mansion, An italian-inspired venue overlooking a lakefront view, was the gorgeous backdrop for Natalie and Steve’s North Carolina wedding day.  The couple were so thrilled to commission Ben to create their first piece of original artwork and chose their first dance as the subject of their live wedding painting.  The BEST part: their first dance took place on the Juliet Balcony of the Mansion!  The moment was so romantic as guests below watched as the couple danced above on the balcony!  Such a wonderful moment for a Valentine’s weekend wedding!  We had so much fun getting to know this sweet couple over the last year while planning for their painting.  Ben is so thrilled to share their finished live wedding painting!  We hope this painting brings years and years of joy as their first commissioned artwork – and how special that it was created live, on their wedding day!  

Live wedding painter, Ben Keys, captures a first dance at North Carolina's Bella Collina Mansion.
Live wedding painter, Ben Keys, captures a first dance at North Carolina’s Bella Collina Mansion.

Ceremony Location: Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Greensboro, NC || Reception Venue: Bella Collina Mansion, Stokesdale, NC || Live Painter: Ben Keys, Wed on Canvas