Have the beauty of your wedding day captured in an oil painting, created live! This unique event will produce a treasured memory, that you and your family will enjoy forever.
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5 out of 5.0
Reviewed On 7/15/2023 by Kinga D
We are so happy to have hired Michael for our wedding! We are absolutely in love with our painting and the experience we had with him.
Reviewed On 2/01/2023 by Amethyst S
Do yourself a favor and hire MICHAEL LATALA for your wedding! Having a live painter is the best decision we made. His work speaks for itself. He is incredibly talented and meticulous. The entire process from booking to picking up our painting w...
as simple and straightforward. He was responsive and attentive. He took time before our wedding to get to know us and hear what mattered the most to us for our wedding day. Michael is friendly, down to earth and kind. Not only did he capture my husband and I perfectly in the painting, he captured our families, venue, wedding flowers, everything. Our painting is truly a masterpiece and we couldn’t be happier.
Reviewed On 1/29/2023 by Brittany O
Hiring a live painter was the best decision we made! Michael was AMAZING to work with through out the whole process and SO quick to respond when we had questions. I am absolutely in love with our painting and couldn’t be happier with how it tur...
ned out. If you are deciding whether or not to hire a live painter DO IT
Reviewed On 1/18/2023 by Gina A
TLDR; WOULD GIVE MORE THAN 5 STARS! Hire Michael as your live event painter!
I’m a wedding planner and had the absolute pleasure of working with Michael Latala for a client’s wedding. Michael was so friendly and eager to help answer my questio...
ns, he even attended the walkthrough when even the photographer didn’t! Michael goes above and beyond for not only his clients but the vendor team as well.
Not to mention how talented he is! His work is seriously incredible and really cares about the details. My clients were beyond thrilled with how their painting came out and told me to recommend him to everyone! And so I have!
I also definitely plan on hiring him for my own wedding one day, do yourself a favor and book him for your event!
Reviewed On 10/19/2022 by Kacie K
Michael is amazing and so kind. He was a surprise vendor that none of our guests knew we’d have, they were in awe by his work and that we had a live painter — this was such a fun and unique way to document our wedding day and something I will r...
ecommend to everyone.
Reviewed On 9/08/2022 by Brianna C
Michael painted my husband and I during our first dance. It was by far one of the best things we did for the wedding. The picture turned out absolutely stunning and is a memory we will have forever. Our guests thought it was such a cool touch ...
and really enjoyed watching him paint during the reception. Michael was so easy to work with and not intrusive. 10/10 would recommend having him paint at your wedding!
Reviewed On 8/17/2022 by Kimberly H
We hired Michael as our live wedding painter for our wedding this past June. He is such a talented artist and we LOVE how our live wedding painting came out! It so beautiful and detailed and captured our first dance and the night as a whole per...
fectly. We don't just look like some generic bride and groom, you can completely tell it's us during our first dance. Michael was so sweet and friendly toward all of our guests. His painting was the talk of the night and all the guests watched him all night long to see his progress. Find money in your budget to hire Michael for a wedding painting, you will be so happy you did!
Reviewed On 2/13/2022 by Shannon B
Michael painted our magical wedding at the University Club of Chicago and seriously it was the best wedding gift my husband and I received! We just picked up our painting yesterday and to say I was starstruck would be an understatement. On top...
of being a vivacious and down to earth human, Michael is thoroughly passionate about what he does and is one hell of an artist. Michael, thank you and you have our highest recommendation!
Reviewed On 2/03/2022 by Rachel R
Wow we really can't say enough great things about Michael Latala! Not only is he an absolutely amazing painter, but he is so lovely to work with and has such a kind soul. He took time to meet with us before our wedding to talk about our vision,...
and always kept us updated when he was finishing the details of the painting after. We picked up our painting this weekend from Michael's lovely studio and it is more beautiful than I could imagine. Our guests loved to watch him paint throughout the night and loved chatting with him. We will cherish our painting forever. Thank you for being such a special part of our wedding!
Reviewed On 10/16/2021 by Amanda C
Wish I could give more than just 5 stars!
Michael Latala and his live painting was one of my favorite parts of our wedding. Not only is he super talented but he was such a joy to work with. You could tell me loves what he does. He was so flexi...
ble and understanding when we postponed our 2020 wedding and luckily he was available for our new date.
At the wedding, he was a very positive energy to have around. All of my guests loved watching him and said he was so easy to talk with too.
We just picked up our painting last night and it is beyond beautiful. We cannot wait to hang it in our home and pass it down to our children. It is so detailed and stunning.
If you are on the fence about hiring a live painter, just do it. And if you do, you need to hire Michael. Thank you so so so much Michael!!!
Reviewed On 8/22/2018 by Anish G
We had the extreme pleasure of working with Michael Latala for our wedding this past June, and it immediately became one of our favorite and most exciting parts of the wedding. Michael did a wonderful job understanding our wants, and gave clear...
instructions on what he needed the day of the wedding so that we wouldn’t have to concern ourselves. The best part was how interactive he let our guests be. From adults to children, he allowed anyone who showed interest to grab a brush and paint along, allowing everyone to be involved. We loved working with Michael and would recommend him to anyone who was interested!
Reviewed On 5/20/2018 by a member
Michael painted a stunning portrait of my son and new daughter-in-law! He used a favorite photo from the wedding day and captured perfectly the expression of love in their eyes and the beautiful details of the lace, the flowers and the colors....
It will be a treasured keepsake for always.
Reviewed On 3/20/2018 by a member
I went back and forth whether I should do this for my son and his new wife. I am so happy I did and definitely use Michael again in the future. Michael captured the first dance perfectly and then added the parents in. This is a masterpiece and ...
will be kept in the family forever. My kids love it and are so happy I decided to do this. Spend the money on it - very worth it. Thanks Michael.
Reviewed On 2/23/2018 by Arpit P
We were on the fence about getting a live painting done during our wedding ceremony. We are so glad we decided to get it done. It was the talk of the wedding. Michael captured the ceremony beautifully and we will cherish this masterpiece for th...
e rest of our lives. If you are on the fence or this is not in your budget find a way to make it happen. You will not regret it and this is something you cannot put a price on. This is something that can be passed onto your kids. We will be getting more works of art done by Michael in the future! Thank you for sure a great memory Michael!
Reviewed On 4/18/2017 by Lisha P
We used Michael to do a live painting of us at our wedding and couldn't be happier! He is amazing to work with! From the first meeting, he was super helpful and wanted to make sure he knew exactly what we wanted out of our painting. The guests ...
thoroughly enjoyed watching him paint! We currently have the painting hung in our house and love that he captured those memories for us!
Reviewed On 4/17/2017 by Naina C
Absolutely LOVE our painting! Michael is extremely talented and can even recreate a painting from a picture and make it look phenomenal!! We had our wedding in the early afternoon and the live painting was definitely a hit and everyone was so c...
urious to see the final masterpiece! Then our reception was later on and we had the painting carefully put on display on the stage during our reception and everyone loved it!! Each time we see it in our home, we both agree it was so worth it! Highly recommend it for any special occasions!