Weddings
"Live Painting" Is The Most Gorgeous New Wedding Trend
The photo booth craze has finally met its match.
Comments

If you didn't leave the last wedding you attended with a strip of photo booth photos in your purse, did the wedding even happen? If you can imagine, the latest wedding trend is even more retro: live painters.

According to The Knot and Apartment Therapy, hiring an artist to capture your nuptials in real time is one of the biggest emerging wedding trends of 2017 — and we're all about the idea. Don't get us wrong. We love a good photo booth, but the photo strip usually gets tucked away in a book, or worse, lands in a miscellaneous drawer (sorry, newly betrothed). But a real, live piece of art? You'd see it every day and get to relive one of the happiest moments of your life.



Another perk: The entertainment it provides for guests. Imagine your friends and family getting to watch the painting evolve throughout the reception!

A post shared by BROOKE RING (@cbrookering) on


Here's how it works: "I like to arrive about four hours early if the venue permits it to paint the background," live painter Katherine Gressel told The Knot. Once the ceremony begins, in goes the bride, groom, and wedding guests surrounding them.

This time-lapse video shows the process from start to finish:


The trend is getting so big that you can already shop by style, whether you're looking for something more abstract…


A post shared by Wed on Canvas® (@wedoncanvas) on


…or something a little more realistic:


A post shared by Nataliya (@nataliya.art) on


This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

Comments
About The Author
Lyndsey Matthews
View Other Articles From Lyndsey Matthews
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
These are their secrets to financial independence.
 
Share
Prince William and Duchess Kate are trying to give the little royals a normal childhood.
 
Share
A number of Asian countries are on top of the list.
 
Share
The saga is the subject of Ridley Scott's new film 'All the Money in the World.'
 
Share
It was a twisted tale of sex, drugs, and a serial killer on the run that ultimately ended in the death of a fashion icon.
 
Share
Meet the man who celebrities like Oprah and Penelope Cruz trust to plan their Roman holidays.
 
Share
The celebrated designer was widely known as the "Czar of Philippine fashion."
 
Share
U.S. President John F. Kennedy, the Beatles, Michael Jackson, and many others, once stayed at the historic hotel.
 
Share
 
Share
Through the Change4Change app, donations to Philippine nonprofit organizations can be made simply, securely, and swiftly.
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US