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201 A A H "They {illustrations} are perfect for wedding and reception displays, keepsakes, or framing for home. If the bride requests the painting to be digitally scanned, she might have prints made for her mother and grandmother or placed on personalized stationery for wedding thank you notes. The original painting is quite a wonderful heirloom to pass along in ones family." ow can a bride use her illustration? W hat is the process to complete a commission? Meet theArtist W hat services do you offer brides as an artist? W "It depends on the time of year and amount of commissions I have on my plate. My production calendar can range from one to four months in turnaround time. That being said, while portraits are great for displaying at weddings and receptions, they're also a wonderful one-year anniversary gift for a bride. Tradition states the one year gift is paper, which is perfect for a bridal portrait! Have time on your side. We live in a fast paced world these days, but artwork is a craft that cannot be rushed. It takes time! Have a photo ready to email. It can be from a dress ftting or a portrait session." hen should a bride contact you? "You can complete a simple form online, including photos, details and special requests for your illustration. We will respond with a quote and any questions we may have for you. You then submit a deposit and get a spot on the production calendar. From there it's essentially a sketch, proof, edits and/or approval for the painting. Once it's approved, we move forward with matting, fnal payment and shipping. Hang the original piece and enjoy!" "I offer custom bridal portrait illustrations, and bridesmaid dress illustrations. In addition, I create watercolor invitation suites ranging from wedding invitations to bridesmaid luncheons or wedding thank you notes!" For Commission Ilustrations: For Paper Products: z Carrie Beth Taylor, talented local watercolor artist, shares how your wedding can be commemorated by her brush.

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