Getting married? Art by Ivey creates live portraits to memorialize your special day right at the reception.
This is performance art. The bride and groom are the subjects of the piece. Your guests will be wowed with the "art station" where they can stop in periodically to check the progress of the painting while enjoying the festivities. It is truly a crowd-pleaser that will be sure to leave an impression. Payment plans are available!
"The beauty of impressionism is that it doesn't have to be exactly like the reference. The reference is just a blueprint. Impressionism in art allows me to recreate the image from an imaginative perspective, while still preserving the elements of the original features.
Instead of the standard venue with tables and chairs in the background, I prefer to take a fun approach to capture the vision of the couple. If you have a theme, let's expound upon it. If your theme is winter wonderland, how about a dance in the snow? Or, if your occasion is royal, take a seat on your throne.
Don't get me wrong, I will recreate an exact image if it was requested, but that's what photographs are for. I find it to be more fun this way, for everyone involved.
You really can live out your fantasies in art."
Visit the gallery below for more images.
The wedding bells have a special significance as a signature of every Art By Ivey wedding portrait. Centered at the top of every painting are two bells that can be customized to your preferences. The bells list the date of your wedding in on one and the couple's surname on the other. Custom phrases are welcome as long as it fits!
Is your date available? Email to inquire.
Prices are variable by canvas size. Each tier includes a 4-hour (or less) performance time. See below for a visual reference. Payment plans offered. Email to book. flat-rate prices below include a $5 processing fee for credit/debit cards.
Average size. Great for mantle hanging or areas with limited wall space.
Pretty large. The Great for areas with single wall space.
Very large! show stopper! Single wall space highly recommended.
Share the love with your closest family and friends. Art By Ivey can reproduce your wedding portrait in a framed print. Just mention your interest in reproductions in your email inquiry and you will be provided with additional information and rates. Reproductions take approximately 2 weeks.
These prices are applicable to New Orleans and surrounding areas. Artist is open to travel for additional fees. A non-refundable deposit of half of your price will be due upfront to secure your date. The balance will be due 3 days prior to your wedding to complete your booking. Art will be delivered to you after it is dried and sealed.
The larger the canvas, the more visible the performance will be to your guests.
Tier 1 is 10" shorter in height and 6" smaller in width of the pictured canvas. The artist is 5' foot 7" tall and the easel stands at 4' high.
Tier 3 is 8" taller in height and 6" wider than the pictured canvas.
Tier 2 Size: $700
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In addition to wedding paintings, Art By Ivey offers custom second-line wedding umbrellas. These are not your typical umbrellas- These are pieces of art that are hand-painted with images exclusive to you. This includes portraits. These umbrellas make for unique decorative display items in your home after your wedding and can be customized to match your decor.
14" Umbrellas are $200 each
17.5" Umbrellas are $350 each
Requests for umbrellas must be submitted at least 2-weeks prior to wedding. Email to request.
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