Wedding Painting Commissioned from Photos | Wadmalaw Island, SC

by Benjamin Keys

Lea + Cooper
Private Residence
Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina
24 x 30 in. | Oil on Canvas

Lea + Cooper's wedding painting was created by combining photos taken from their wedding day.

Lea + Cooper's wedding painting was created by combining photos taken from their wedding day.

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Ceremony Location: The Citadel's Summerall Chapel, Charleston, SC || Venue Location: Private Residence, Wadmalaw Island, SC || Photographer: Dana Cubbage Weddings || Planning: Allison of Callie Weddings and Events || Bride's Gown: WToo by Watters via The Poinsett Bride || Bride's Shoes: Jessica Simpson || Bridesmaids Dresses: Amsale via Bella Bridesmaids || Hair + Makeup: Lashes and Lace ||  Florals: Branch Design Studio || Cake: Declare Wedding Cakes || Rentals: 428 Main, EventHaus, Callie Weddings & Events || Band: The Jake Bartley Band || Grooms + Groomsmen Attire: The Black Tux || Catering: Corley's Market & Grill || Stationery: Reaves Engraving, Inc. || Linens: LaTavola, Nuage Designs || Lighting: Custom Audio and Lighting

The Knot Market Mixer

by Benjamin Keys

Gibbes Museum of Art 
Charleston, South Carolina
18 x 24 in. | Live Event Painting

Moroccan Glam was the theme of The Knot's 2014 Market Mixer hosted at Charleston's Gibbes Museum of Art.  Wedding vendors from around the area were invited to mix and mingle, celebrating a great year of weddings ahead.  We were absolutely honored to collaborate with the talented ladies of Pure Luxe Bride, who created this oh-so-chic soiree!  A plein air painting made perfect since with the style and garden terrace of the art museum.  The event was a great success and we had a huge reaction from so many vendors as they watched the painting come to life.  In fact, so many vendors asked to purchase the painting that we decided to auction it away with proceeds donated straight to Lowcountry Food Bank!  Enjoy this gorgeous photography below by Aaron and Jill of Aaron Nicholas Photography.  You'll see this colorful event was the perfect palate for a painting!  Special thank you to The Knot for sponsoring yet another incredible Charleston Market Mixer!  

The Knot Market Mixer | 18 x 24 in. |  Gibbes Museum of Art 

The Knot Market Mixer | 18 x 24 in. | Gibbes Museum of Art 

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Event Planning and Design |  Pure Luxe Bride

Event Planning and Design | Pure Luxe Bride

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Cakes |  Declare Cakes
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Signature Sangria Cocktails |  Squeeze On-Site

Signature Sangria Cocktails | Squeeze On-Site

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Catering |  Mosaic Catering

Catering | Mosaic Catering

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The lovely ladies of  The Knot  and sponsors of the 2014 Annual Market Mixer.

The lovely ladies of The Knot and sponsors of the 2014 Annual Market Mixer.

Hookah |  Tabbuli  | Entertain guests with a unique hookah lounge at your reception!

Hookah | Tabbuli | Entertain guests with a unique hookah lounge at your reception!

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Wedding Favors |  Rewined Candles  | The perfect wedding gift for the whole wedding party!

Wedding Favors | Rewined Candles | The perfect wedding gift for the whole wedding party!

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Ben and Jen Keys | Owners of Wed on Canvas

Ben and Jen Keys | Owners of Wed on Canvas

The live painting was auctioned away to this lucky couple!  Cheers to supporting Lowcoutry Food Bank.

The live painting was auctioned away to this lucky couple!  Cheers to supporting Lowcoutry Food Bank.

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Featured Event Planners | Francesca and Blake of  Pure Luke Bride

Featured Event Planners | Francesca and Blake of Pure Luke Bride

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Featured Event Photographers | Aaron and Jill of  Aarron Nicholas Photography

Featured Event Photographers | Aaron and Jill of Aarron Nicholas Photography

Video Courtesy of Film Anywhere Production

Event Sponsor | The Knot
Event Planner | Pure Luxe Bride
Venue | The Gibbes Museum of Art
Paper | The Silver Starfish
Catering | Mosaic Restaurant and Catering 
Beverages | Squeeze On-Site
Florals | Wild Flowers INC
Linens | Connie Duglin Linen
Rentals and Furniture | Snyder Event Rentals
Band | Charleston Groove Factory and Other Brother Entertainment
Desserts | Declare Cakes
Smooch Bar | Pink Dot Beauty Bar
Videography | Film Anywhere Productions
Photography | Aaron Nicholas Photography
Hair and Makeup | Ziba Salon
Hookah | Tabbuli 
Generator | Stage Presence Event Rentals
Custom Wedding Candles | Rewined Candles 
Lighting | Innovative Event Services