MEET THE SAN ANTONIO WEDDING PAINTERS
CRYSTAL // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
JACQUELINE // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
Jacqueline was born in the Grand Canyon State of Arizona. Her love for painting started at a young age, but for most of her life it just remained a hobby. She moved to San Antonio Texas in 2006, and in 2017 she began to take a renewed interest in pursuing art professionally.
In early 2021, she decided to quit life on the road as a truck driver to work on her art career. She was accepted into San Antonio Artist Collective in August 2021 and within one month her artwork was featured in Alas Pa Volar Gallery.
From that point she began Live Painting Festivals and Art shows in San Antonio. In 2021, she was accepted into one of the best galleries in Miami, Wynwood Art District, for her Abstract Lines. Miami is where she started with her first Live Wedding Paintings and in January 2022 she joined Snap Chic Wedding Painting.
Crystal is an artist of many styles and mediums. Mostly acrylic and oil. She is best known for her wildlife paintings, live wedding paintings, and landscape murals. She paints life like portraits of people and animals as well. Crystal’s wildlife paintings are influenced by her love of the outdoors and hunting/fishing.One of her favorite things growing up was her hiking/backpacking trips with her family. “There is nothing like the peacefulness and beauty of nature.”
In her works, she gives special attention to detail and loves experimenting with vibrant colors.
SOPHIE // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
LUIS // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
Sophia is a self-taught artist from Southern California. She was immersed in California’s beautiful cultures, cityscapes, and biodiversity; coupled with her love of novels, daydreaming, and spirituality. These ingredients birthed her passion for creative expression at a young age. Her preferred creative expression was drawing with pen and colored pencil until 2020 during COVID-19 quarantine, when she pick up the paints! The following year she became a painting instructor at a local art studio, and her love for painting blossomed!
She is best know for her colorful nature-inspired artworks, featuring subjects from… people, animals, plants, insects, fictional creatures, and now weddings! After getting married herself in 2022, she understands the importance in capturing these special life events encompassed by love, and strives to show that love through every brushstroke.
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PEARL // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
Luis is a joyful and passionate LGBTQ2+ artist, who deeply enjoys sharing his extensive experience painting with acrylics for his wedding painting clients. Originally from Mexico, NL, Luis moved to San Antonio TX in 2009. His love for art has been present since childhood, so early on when he was introduced to painting he quickly decided to pursue life as an artist. His romantic portraits hold a touch of fantasy, painted with an array of bold colors and complimented with different eye catching mediums. Self expression and art appreciation throughout the years has aided his unique style development, along side many beautiful artworks created for family, friends, his community, and now wedding day painting. With an educational background in fashion design, he loves to incorporate both passions into his art with innovative ideas and implementing fashion illustration into painting. Artists such as Alphonse Mucha, Frida Khalo, and Gustav Klimt embody the style of work he is inspired by, and fuel his love to create and consistent focus on detail.
RICARDO // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
Pearl has been passionate about art all her life. Drawing and painting specifically came naturally to her, and she found herself creating works of art throughout all her school years. In high school Pearl received her first recognition of talent during a local art contest, from the mayor of San Antonio. In her years following, Pearl pursued a career in the corporate world, dreaming of a full time artistic career, and eventually she decided to leave her corporate job for her dream.
Pearl now paints artwork for herself and her community in San Antonio. Pearl’s favorite subject’s are painting live guest watercolors, pet portraits, loved ones, and pop culture references. Pearl looks forward to capturing memories forever through Art for families to enjoy for generations.
LAURA // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
Laura is from Santa Fe, New Mexico, but has lived in San Antonio for the last eight years. She loves to travel and paint live weddings and Plein Air paintings. Laura has displayed her work at the Nussbaumer Fine Art Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and has painted commissioned works of art for most of her adult life.
Her creative endeavors include painting, collage, folk art, calligraphy, sculpture, drawing, knitting, and sewing, as well as public speaking, drama and theater, music, and singing. “It is my ultimate joy to see others being inspired by the creative process.” Laura specializes in southwest impressionist style paintings that portray nature, animals, culture, people, and history.
MAURA // TEXAS WEDDING PAINTER
Having trained under her mother, also a Snap Chic artist Laura, Maura has experience in various art forms, including pastel, calligraphy, collage, leatherwork, knitting, singing, theatre, and most importantly, acrylic paints. After assisting Laura Herndon at wedding paintings for several years and fine-tuning her skill, Maura was thrilled to join the Snap Chic Wedding Painting team to create unique memories that eternalize the love and joy of happy couples in Texas and beyond.
Maura’s impressionist, romanticist style is inspired by the atmosphere of the wedding and the stories of her subjects. She looks forward to connecting with couples and blessing them with a painting from their special day.
Ricardo, originally from Mexico City, moved to San Antonio, Texas when he was 16 years of age and upon graduating high school he joined Say Si, San Antonio's premiere creative youth development that started his journey into painting. In 2021 he decided to give his lifelong passion of art a full time commitment. Inspired at an early age by his local San Antonio Art teachers, he was introduced to muralism, impressionism, contemporary, abstract, and realism. His teachers work in combination with his admiration for such artists as Diego Rivera, Dali, DaVinci, Van Gogh, and many others, has been a huge influence on his artistic style and limitless imagination. Ricardo's favorite thing about wedding painting is capturing real emotional moments for his couples, and he also currently works as an artist and mentor at a local San Antonio, Texas art gallery, and has works showcased around many restaurants and galleries.