Located in Kelowna BC, KNY Art Studio - Live Portrait Artist is a company that specializes in live portrait painting for weddings and other special events in and around The Okanagan. Shannon is the artist behind this studio, having painted murals and other paintings for private clients for more than 15 years. She is passionate about Art and vibrant colours and will provide a stunning intimate portrait of the newlywed couple and their guests.
Shannon's services can be a simple 1 night live session creating a great abstract or landscape, all the way to a complex fantasy portrait including the reception night plus 20-30 hours of behind the scenes.
She brings her beautiful Balinese umbrella (weather depending) and easel and paints live in front of your guests all night. They get to watch as she creates a piece, and sometimes even gets their hands into the mix!
Whether it's your engagement photo or any other preferred image, she will create a stunning and meaningful piece that you are proud to hang in your home. No basemen bedrooms for this piece!
How It Works
KNY Art Studio - Live Portrait Artist has an easy creation process for each of her full portraits. It includes:
- Pick your inspiration image
- Shannon works magic creating the idea
- Consider the home - where will it be?
- The big show - 7hrs live on reception night
- Make it wall worthy - touch ups
- Show it off
3 levels of work are available
-The 1 Night Stand - live work for 7-8 hours on reception night. Piece to be completed that night. $700
-The Memorable Place - landscape of the wedding location, or a special place to you. Maybe where you met, or where you got engaged? Live work night of, plus whatever time is needed to tweak - $1200
- Full Portrait- planed portrait taken from a photograph- live night of plus planning, prep, and finishing work. This is 35-50 hrs depending on size and complexity. $1600
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Meet the team
I been painting all my life, it is a part of my blood. I have developed a signature style that combines my love of fantasy with an obsession for detail. Bold color, dazzling details and high quality materials. Only the best for my clients!
Any painting done by me is deeply personal. You can be sure it will receive the kind of attention that would go into a painting for my own home. That is my ultimate goal, you may spend a lot of money on photography that will go into a nice book; but my art will hand above your bed for fireplace. I seek the most honored spot in your home, to place there a lasting reminder of your connection to each other.
Kelowna (British Columbia)