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Live Wedding Painting in Sumter, SC

Thank you so much for your interest in a live wedding painting! You can view more of my live paintings HERE! Please shoot us an email to info@cbrookering.com for more information! Bailey contacted me about six months ago to book a live painting at her fall wedding in Sumter, SC. As we chatted on the phone, we went over color schemes, decor, composition ideas, and all of the fun wedding details she wanted to make sure that I included in her live painting. As I drove up the long, tree lined driveway towards a big white tent set in front of a gorgeous white plantation home; I started to envision my painting coming to life. Even though I had arrived early before any of the guests were...

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Live Painting at VOW

Last month, I had the distinct pleasure of collaborating with the team at AmericasMart for VOW: New World of Bridal. VOW is a 4-day show in Atlanta that debuts fashion designers' bridal/formal wear lines from around the globe.  It was such an honor to create a floral painting specifically for the event that was used as the artwork and decor throughout the show. My paintings were enlarged to cover the building, wrap the elevators, and serve as the backdrops for window displays. They also used my designs for promotion on their website, print invitations and programs, and special thank you gifts for attendees.  I will never forget the butterflies in my stomach, as I stepped into the building and saw my florals in...

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In Her Shoes

I had a sweet client reach out to me to paint the wedding shoes of her sister-in-law for a Christmas gift and it truly touched me more than she could ever know.  As I was sketching and designing this piece, I was chatting with my husband and commented, "It honestly surprises me when people want to hire me to paint something that they've never seen me do before. I've never painted a pair of shoes in my life! I don't even know what these are going to look like." Michael, being the sweet supportive husband that he is, just smiled and said, "Brooke she's seen your other work and she wants to see what you decide to do with those shoes....

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Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville

Hi friends! If you're going to be in the Greenville area anytime during the month of September, be sure to check out my art show at the Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville! The Gallery is located downtown on Main Street near the Hyatt. So, grab a coffee and wander on over! Michael and I finished installing the show on Sunday and it will be up until October 3! The gallery is open daily from 10 - 6 pm and Sundays from 1 - 5 pm. Stay tuned for details on the reception! 

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Greenville Journal Feature

I'm so excited to share my feature in the Greenville Journal with y'all! The reporter was so great to visit me at home in my studio. We had a wonderful chat and I absolutely love the way she brought this whole article together!  You can read the article below, find it in print in the Greenville Journal, or access it online by clicking here! Art has always been the choice for Artisphere Crowd Favorite winner By Cindy Landrum – Updated July 23, 2015Source: Greenville Journal C. Brooke Ring likes to ‘paint things that make people happy’  C. Brooke Ring has always wanted to be an artist, but her career as one got off to an accidental start. While she was a student at Furman...

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