Your Painted Vows 2013  Options & Rates

16×20” Painting - A standard size canvas that is easy to hang, frame and transport!
  Starts at $900 -$1650 Finished on location, focused on capturing the bride and groom and there Beautiful Surroundings

This size will fit just about anywhere, from a small urban apartment to your luggage. Also most frame shops also carry frames that fit 16×20” artwork which means  you can save time and money on custom framing! If you don’t have large walls of if you plan to move soon, this size may be a great option!

24×36” Painting- 
a medium canvas that can make a great centerpiece in your home!
$ 2400 – Finished on location, focused on capturing the bride and groom
$ 2800 – Created on location +  touchups and details in the artist’s studio

This size can make a significant presence at your wedding and in your home! It is  large enough to paint in significant details, additional portraits, or facial expressions of you most loved family members and guests.

Custom and Large Paintings –   John Garcia Urban art Studios can also build a canvas of your preferred size
$ 3400+ price varies by size

                                    Don't forget to ask John About Special Monthly Discount

Additional  In Studio Touchups:

$ 80 for each additional hour of touch ups

* Please note that all Live Painting Performance reservations require a 33% non-refundable deposit of the total estimated cost which will be counted towards your total billing amount.
** Local Live Painting Performances take place LA, Orange, and San Diego County,
For other national and international events, yes I will travel!
Above rates apply, plus travel fees which depend on the event location and time of the year. These can be discussed during the initial phone consultation.

Cancellation Policy:

Stuff happens, life changes. To reschedule or cancel a Wedding Live Painting reservation, advance notice pays off.
For local events, cancellations made a week prior to the event date will receive a full refund (except for the non-refundable deposit). If less than a one week notice is given, a 50% refund will be given. Cancellations made within 24 hrs prior to the scheduled event, will be charged in full.
For all other national and international events cancellations made 4 weeks prior to the event date will receive a full refund (except for the non-refundable deposit). If less than a 4 weeks notice is given, a 50% refund will be given. Cancellation made within 48 hrs prior to the scheduled event, will be charged in full.

Frequently Asked Questions:


Why choose John Garcia to live paint at your event?
John Garcia  is a professional Live Painter with a great eye for capturing  people’s character and the atmoshpher of a place. With experience drawing speed portraits, performing live painting at entertainment venues, and many years of painting outdoors, he paints quickly. Captivating  his audience by capturing unique moments in a colorful and dynamic composition depicting your event.
He is also easy to work.  His  goal is to create top quality artwork and hell  listen to all of your preferences to create a work of art that you will be proud of and will treasure for many years.

What needs to be provided for the artist at my event?
Not much! Just connect him with your wedding planner, tell John Garcia any preferences you may have  during your consultation, and allow the artist an area of about  6′ x 6′ at your wedding from where he can stand with his easel and create your painting.  If the wedding is held indoors, the artist will need an electrical outlet nearby for a light on her easel. John Garcia brings all live painting related materials including an easel, canvas, paint, brushes, palette, drop cloth, clip-on light, and a small table  for his art materials.

How much in advance do I need to book?
The earlier the better,  especially your wedding is on a Saturday. Most people book a few months before the wedding day. However if your wedding is only a few days away, give a call anyways. John Garcia  may be available, and if he  is not, he'll  connect with a great trusted artist.

How can I book a Live Wedding Painting as a gift?
A personalized gift card can be mailed or emailed to you friend or family member. Call or email to schedule a free consultation  to create a gift card that can be mailed or email to you or directly to your receiver.