Live Wedding Painting | Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, SC

by Benjamin Keys

Brittany + Jonathan
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Charleston, South Carolina
24 x 30 in. | Oil on Canvas

This sweet California couple fell in love with the South and decided to celebrate their wedding at Charleston's Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.  The lawn of the Veranda House was the backdrop for their gorgeous, alfresco reception.  Brittany and Jonathan commissioned Ben to capture their first dance, which was accompanied by her father singing and playing guitar ... does it get any sweeter!  Ben was so inspired by the incredibly creative event design by Pure Luxe Bride.  He was able to set up his easel in a perfect location that allowed him to capture the unique lounge rentals and guests seated in front of the gorgeous plantation home in the background.  We always love working with Pure Luxe Bride because they allow Ben to truly be the artist and even set up wherever he feels is best to capture the best live painting.  Brittany was so excited about her Southern wedding and we are so pleased with her truly Southern Wedding Painting.  As guests were seated, dining alfresco underneath the edison bulbs and the Spanish Moss ... it was an absolutely unforgettable evening!  Cheers to this incredible couple ... now we just wish they lived closer!  We are so excited to share these incredible images that Dana Cubbage Weddings snapped from their day!  

Brittany + Jonathan commissioned live wedding painter, Ben Keys, to capture their reception at Charleston's Magnolia Plantation.

Brittany + Jonathan commissioned live wedding painter, Ben Keys, to capture their reception at Charleston's Magnolia Plantation.

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Brittany + Jonathan commissioned Ben to capture their first dance with a live wedding painting.

Brittany + Jonathan commissioned Ben to capture their first dance with a live wedding painting.

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Ceremony + Reception Venue: The Veranda at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Charleston, SC || Planning + Event Design: Pure Luxe Bride || Photographer: Dana Cubbage Weddings || Live Wedding Painter: Ben Keys of Wed on Canvas || Florals: Branch Design Studio || Cake: Sablee || Wedding Gown: Essense of Australia via Blush Bridal Couture || Hair + Makeup: Ash & Co || Bride's Shoes: Jimmy Choo || Bridesmaids Dresses: Jim Hjelm via Bella Bridesmaids || Rentals: EventWorks + Snyder || Catering: Salthouse Catering || Paper: Dodeline Design || Men's Attire: Hickey Freeman || Band: Travis Allison Band

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