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An Evening with the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau at The Durham Hotel

I had the honor to paint LIVE for the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau for an event that they sponsored for MPI Carolinas Chapter at The Durham Hotel earlier this month.  I love corporate painting opportunities as much as painting  at weddings ~ its such a different view, different feel, but in the end the […]

Live Painting at Mims House by Live Wedding Painter

Live Painting at Mims House I painted this live at the opening reception of Mims House in Holly Springs, NC. This beautiful historic home was built in 1840 and is now an elegant venue for Weddings & Events. I made a pencil drawing outside in the light drizzle and then finished painting it indoors during […]

My Live Wedding Paintings featured on the We Tie The Knots blog

31 Mar 2015 / in Event Painting, Wedding Painting

The 2015 has started well! Many exciting paintings coming this year! I will be off to many new plein air adventures and will be doing new stuff in the studio. While I draw a lot, this year I have been doing many tonal drawings: both studies and finished pieces. I look forward to sharing those. […]

Wedding Painting at the Hudson Manor for the Southern Bride & Groom

Wedding Painting at the Hudson manor I painted this for a Southern Bride & Groom style shoot. The theme of the shoot was New Orleans Wedding inspiration. I have been an SB&G vendor for awhile: just lovely people to work with. I highly recommend them. You can check out more information of this shoot on their […]

Live Wedding Painting at the Bradford by Raleigh NC Fine Artist

Live Wedding Painting I painted this as part of a style shoot at the Bradford. Many thanks to Brent Deitrich of Live View Studios for reaching out to me for participating in the French Provincial Watercolor Wedding style shoot. The Bradford is a lovely venue in New Hill NC. One of the many benefits of style shoot is meeting […]

Bar Mitzvah Portrait in Watercolor by Raleigh NC Fine Artist

Bar Mitzvah Portrait This is one of the fastest portraits I have ever done! I created Jovon’s Bar Mitzvah Portrait in watercolor in my studio between his Bar Mitzvah ceremony and reception. I had photographer his Mitzvah portraits at the Beth Meyer Synagogue. I liked one of those images and used it as a reference. Originally, I […]

Courtroom Painting by Raleigh NC Fine Artist

Courtroom Painting. One of the several commissions I did last year. This one was a surprise Christmas gift! I was commissioned by the attorney’s wife to capture him presenting closing arguments in a case.  She had originally contacted me to paint live at her wedding. That commission did not work out. But, she had liked […]

Plein Air painting at the State Fair

So, I have finally done it- plein air painting at the State Fair! And it was as much fun as taking my 6 y/o son Ian to the fair. I have been to the fair for many years and we have taken Ian every year. He loves the fair! I had always wanted to paint at […]

Live Wedding Paintings – my new website is launched!

I am excited to announce the launch of my new live wedding paintings website . This new site is focused on my live wedding painting services and portfolio. This current site will continue to showcase my fine art work. The new site was designed by my wife and manager- Mica Parekh to provide clear and detailed information […]

Wedding Painting at the Cypress Manor in Cary NC

I painted this for  Apara Pochiraju of  LadyBird Events as a part of her Styled Shoot. The event took place at the Cypress Manor in Cary NC. The theme was South Asian wedding. Each year I photograph several Indian weddings and so I  know the excitement of being part of those!  I start and finish my live paintings at […]