This wedding one was for the books - it was the very first wedding I ever booked with my business back in early 2019. Due to Covid-19, it was postponed twice, but it finally happened and it was so very beautiful.
This was the largest canvas I have painted on to date, 36"x48". I attended the ceremony at the church, and recorded their final moments of the ceremony. I then traveled to the Mississauga convention centre where the reception was being held and I got to work.
Painting on such a large scale was a challenge, I had to bring my studio easel in order to hold the full canvas, and there was a lot of tippy toes as I reached to paint the top end of the canvas.
By the end of the night I had accomplished much more than I anticipated with the newlyweds fully painted in, with a great likeness and touch up work to be done only on the background.
Photography: Mike Rees