The Blog

My name is David and I am a classically trained oil painter who loves to create compelling portraits live at weddings. Below you will find my most recent paintings, along with some anecdotes on the special process that went into each one. So sit back with your favorite drink in hand (Gin & Tonic for me) & enjoy!

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I often get asked how I got into live wedding painting, especially as someone who does such realistic artwork. My reply is that I began with this painting, a painting of my wife for our 3rd wedding anniversary. I wanted to capture my wife’s rich complexity in a portrait that echoed Gerhard Richter’s over the […]

May 26, 2021

I participated in The Big Fake Wedding in Nashville, Tennessee. It was my first time participating in the Big Fake Wedding and I had no idea what to expect! Our venue for the event was the Cannery Row Ballroom in downtown Nashville, a rustic wedding venue with tons of character. The couple were a real […]

March 27, 2021

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