Atop the hills overlooking the Valley town of Salzburg, Austria sits the chapel Maria Plain. The ceremony of Jennifer and Andreas has taken place. The vows of love, spoken in both English and German summarizes the history of love and affection, sealed by a kiss, blessed by the priest in the presence of family, friends, Mary, Jesus and his disciples.
This Painting describes the moments following the announcement of married couple. As Jennifer and Andreas reveal themselves as a union making their way to exit of Maria Plain. Friends and family are elated to witness this beautiful union. Painted from memory and picture reference, this video depicts the evolution of this painted Ceremony through time-lapse recording. Each stroke of paint, strived to describe the presence of the event, the feeling of the moment and the volume of the setting.
Congratulations Jennifer and Andreas!
Jennifer and Andreas Wedding Ceremony Painting
18" x 24"
Acrylic underpainting/ Oil on canvas
by Sherwin Banfield