Sarah and Ezio

by Benjamin Keys

Vinuti's Ristorante
Chicago, Illinois
24 x 36 in. | Live Wedding Painting

We were so excited to have the opportunity to be part of Sarah and Ezio's Chicago wedding reception!  Getting to know this couple was so exciting leading up to their big day!  Their ceremony was held at the Cathedral of St. Peter followed by a lively reception held at Vinuti's Ristorante.  Sarah and Ezio commissioned a live painting of their first dance moment, surrounded by friends and family.  Sarah was excited about including her dress details and the uplighting with their names on the walls.  Ben was able to find the perfect vantage point to capture all the beauty within the composition.  Ezio's comes from a lovely Italian family and Ben enjoyed practicing his Italian as the painting progressed.  (Fun fact: Ben actually studied painting in Umbria, Italy!)  Needless to say, the first dance was dreamy and the love both between these newlyweds and the love that surrounds them was overflowing.  What an honor to create the live painting of such a sacred moment!  Sarah is also so excited to send our custom Thank You notes to all her guests with the image of their painting on the front.  We are so excited to share their finished painting along with images from C Tyson Photography taken on their gorgeous wedding day!

24 x 36 in. | Oil on Canvas

24 x 36 in. | Oil on Canvas

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Photography ||  C Tyson Photography
Wedding Venue || Cathedral of Saint Peter
Reception Venue || Venuti’s
Hair  ||  Hazel Hair
Makeup  || Arch Apothecary
Flowers at Ceremony  ||   Al-Mar Florists
Flowers at Receptio  || Palomino Floral Designs
Sarah’s Dress  ||  Dimitras Bridal Couture
Ezio’s Tux  || Gucci
Limo  ||  Rockford Coach and Charter
Videographer  ||  Edward Fox Photography And Video
DJ  ||  Fantastic DJ and Photobooth
Reception Lighting  ||  Fantastic DJ and Photobooth
Cake  ||  IL Giardino Del Dolce