Dreaming of a fairytale wedding in the heart of Italy or beyond? Look no further! Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of a destination wedding in Italy or anywhere across Europe, where every corner tells a story of love and romance. Picture saying "I do" amidst the rolling hills of Tuscany, with vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see. Or perhaps you envision exchanging vows overlooking the breathtaking Amalfi Coast in Sorrento, where the azure waters meet rugged cliffs in a mesmerizing dance of nature's splendor.

At the heart of your Italian or European wedding experience stands one artist, dedicated to making your dreams a reality. Elevate your event to unparalleled heights by inviting a live wedding painter Italy specialist to weave magic into every moment. With live event painter Italy wedding, your celebration becomes a beacon of sophistication and charm. Say goodbye to ordinary wedding favors, as each of your esteemed guests will instead leave with a personalized 5x7 inch watercolor sketch, capturing the essence of your special day in vibrant strokes.

Departing from the typical wedding souvenirs, this approach blends tradition with contemporary flair, infusing each sketch with the soulful touch of years honing the craft. As the proud founder of The Wedding Crest Lab, based in the charming city of Cagliari, I bring forth an unparalleled offering of bespoke illustrations. With wedding artist live painting Italy service, orchestrate a symphony of artistry, entertainment, and efficiency, meticulously crafting each watercolor sketch on-site.

Enthrall your guests and elevate your event to a realm of unparalleled elegance with Italian wedding live painting artist services. Join in crafting memories that transcend the ordinary. Simply complete the enquiry form below, and the artist shall be in touch forthwith to orchestrate the artful symphony of your destination wedding in Italy or Europe. Let's paint your love story in the colors of Italy and beyond with a destination wedding live painter Italy, destination wedding art Italy, Italian destination wedding artist, and live painting for weddings in Italy!

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Investment

Investing in personalized watercolor portraits for your guests by a live wedding painter Italy specialist for your Italian wedding adds a touch of elegance and charm to your celebration.

The investment cost starts at €889 for 3 hours, excluding travel costs (travel costs includes flights, train, accommodation, food, taxi).

This can be paid in 3 or 6 monthly installments before the wedding.

These unique artworks serve not only as beautiful decorations for your event but also as meaningful souvenirs for your guests to cherish long after the festivities end.

Whether you're hosting an intimate gathering or a lavish affair, investing in watercolor portraits by a live wedding painter Italy specialist ensures your wedding day in Italy is truly unforgettable.

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Inquire your event date and request a quote

Please don't hesitate to complete the inquiry form below, and we'll reach out to you as soon as possible.

Please note: the investment varies based on travel costs and the number of service hours required, ranging from a minimum of €889 for 3 hours, plus travel costs.

Live Painting Guest Portraits - Bundles

We request a minimum booking of 3 hours and no more of 6 hours.

3 hours - up to 20-30 guests portraits LIVE

4 hours - up to 30-40 guests portraits LIVE

5 hours - up to 40-50 guests portraits LIVE

6 hours - up to 50-60 guests portraits LIVE

2 hours before the wedding to the end of the wedding day - All-in-one package for destination weddings in Italy

The number of guests depends by how many details I need to paint.

We are located in Cagliari but we travel in Sardinia, Italy and in Europe, but we can make only 15-30 events per year.

Only few spots available for destination weddings.

For events over 60 guests, you can book additional portraits to make in studio! Extra portraits are shipped for free in the next 7 days after the event!

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How it works

  • STEP 1

    Contacts

  • The first step is to fill out the form and verify that the date of your event is available. Please before contact us, read carefully the informations in this page (investment section and faq).

  • STEP 2

    Book a call

  • We suggest a preliminary call or chat with whatsapp or skype. A video call is not necessary, only a call, which can also be conducted via chat.
    For foreign couples, to avoid misunderstanding, the call will be always a chat.
    The call can be used also to help you choose the right number of hours!

  • STEP 3

    Sign the contract

  • Once the estimate is accepted and the preliminary call is completed, we will send you the contract to be signed.

  • STEP 4

    Payment

  • Upon signing the contract, a non-refundable deposit will be requested as a down payment to secure your event in our schedule and cover the travel costs. Seven days before the wedding, we will request the remaining balance or you can pay in 3 or 6 monthly installments before the wedding.
    Travel costs cannot be paid in installments because to secure your date we need to book flights and accommodation.

  • STEP 5

    The wedding day

  • We will arrive at the location approximately one hour before to set up our table, and we will remain for the hours booked according to the contract. Please remember that all portraits included in the package you have booked, which we are unable to complete on location, will still be finished in the studio and shipped within approximately 7 days for free. (These times may vary depending on availability). We will provide you with precise timing during the estimate phase. We only need to take photos of your guests.

    Please note that we do only speedy wedding guests paintings, limited to 1-2 people per card.

    We don't make other live paintings such as: livegroup paintings, live venue or scenery paintings or live bride and groom paintings.

FAQs

How much do you charge?

Please, fill out the inquire form! The investment depends on how many hours you book, and of course, on where I need to go. An event near Cagliari is different from an event that requires me to take a flight, book hotel, etc...
You can read the investment section.

Can I pay in installments?

Yes! We offer installments payment. Example: you book 6 month before your wedding, you can pay 6 installments. If you book 12 months before, you can pay 12 installments, etc...

Will you travel?

Yes, we travel in all Sardinia, Italy and Europe, and also the UK.

How far in advance should I book you?

We take bookings up to one year in advance, but please note we have really limited availability. Only 15-30 events per year!

What do I (wedding planner or venue planner) need to provide?

I need only 2 chairs and 1 large table or 2 medium table!

How many hours should I book you for?

We do minimum booking duration is 3-4 hours. M. Paola will work closely with you to determine the optimal number of hours required based on the unique aspects of your event and your desired outcomes. Rest assured, we're committed to ensuring that your event receives the attention and coverage it deserves.
It is not necessary to choose the number of hours based on the guests because not all guests will want portraits. For example, for events with 200 guests, we will never be able to paint them all. So, you can use our service according to your budget!

What paint do you use?

We use watercolor!

How many portraits can you complete at one event?

Each illustration featuring two individuals typically takes between 10-12 minutes to complete, accounting for any intricacies in outfits or details. We dedicated to working swiftly and efficiently to accommodate as many guests as possible, ensuring that each attendee receives their bespoke artwork during the event.

Please, add also transition time between a portrait and another.
Consider an average number of 6-10 portraits per hour, depending on the complexity of dresses.

Where can I find examples of you live painting?

Check my instagram reels! @theweddingcrestlab

Do you only live painting at weddings?

No! We do all types events: birthdays, corporate, special events, weddings, etc...

Will you paint more than two people at a time?

To ensure that as many guests as possible can treasure a personalized artwork, we typically limit each illustration to feature up to two individuals. This thoughtful approach allows us to accommodate the diverse array of attendees, ensuring that everyone leaves with a cherished memento of the occasion.

Do guests need to remain seated during the live painting process?

No! I will take a photo of the guest.They don't need to hanging, unless they want to watch!

Why your painting are faceless and basically in the same pose?

Faceless is our signature. The same pose is a necessity to ensure as many guests as possible will get their portraits.

How can I book you?

Fill out the form, and if your date is available, I will send you a quote. For further details, you can find plenty of information in the "How It Works" section.

Do you paint bride and groom?

Of course, if the newlyweds decide to come to my table, I will paint their illustration card. This is not a live wedding painting, as many artists do.

How do guests know what they need to do?

At my table, there will be a signage where guests can understand what I do. Sometimes I have an assistant that will take photos and engage with guests, answering any questions they may have. Additionally, we can make announcements about the service over the microphone. For small event, I do all by myself.

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About me

I started painting wedding crests during the pandemic when my old business, 'Wedding Graphic Designer,' came to a complete standstill.

Since 2021, I've opened a shop on Etsy and began creating floral crests for American brides. The demand for my work skyrocketed, and I realized that I had found my true calling in the world of wedding crests. My background as a graphic designer greatly helps me in creating impeccable print-ready files. All of my crests are designed to be printed up to A2 size, ensuring the highest quality and sharpness of details.

I personally own a professional photo plotter, which allows me to directly print my crests. In addition to printing on paper, I also offer the option to print my crests on various items such as napkins, mugs, pillows, and more. This allows you to further personalize your wedding and create a truly unique and memorable atmosphere.

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