Last year I was one of the sponsors for Bridal Fashion Week. I spent the weekend illustrating looks by up-and-coming and established bridal designers. The dresses were beautiful, and it was such a fun opportunity illustrating wedding gowns designed by Maggie Sottero and Madeline Fig, to Paloma Blanca, Justin Alexander, and Valentini Spose.
It gave me an idea to pursue bridal illustrations. Afterall, I did begin my fashion illustration career with Brides Magazine. I've illustrated a few brides in the past, and have even sketched at a wedding reception, but it wasn't until Bridal Fashion Week that I really started thinking about bridal fashion illustration.
So I've created a little "brand" for my bridal illustration work, called Painted Wedding. You can find me on weddingwire.com/paintedwedding. I'm still building out my bridal portfolio, but have already created a little video of some of my past work. You can check it out below and let me know what you think.
I'll be at the New York Weddings Bridal Expo on March 27. If you are getting married and live in the New York area, hopefully I'll see you there!