Wedding Dress Portraits at Appleberry Press

Here at Appleberry Press, we adore to create custom wedding dress illustrations for our couples.  Wedding Dress Portraits are a unique wedding gift idea for family and friends. Artist Ailbhe Ryan, creates a custom illustration of your wedding dress from your photographs to create a special wedding gift or first year anniversary present (first year is paper!) which can be treasured for years to come … get your discount code at the end of blog post (valid until 8th November 2015).

The Process

Working from your photographs we will recreate your dress on artist quality paper and customise your portrait to your desires resulting in an elegant piece of custom artwork to cherish on your wall for years to come.


The Wedding Dress Portrait Ranges At Appleberry

Wedding Dress Pencil

- The simpler portrait. Your dress is sketched in detail in pencil on A4 sized archival paper.

Wedding Dress With Figure

-This Wedding Dress Portrait includes your dress and a stylised figure in the dress. 

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Wedding Dress - Front & Back - The Front & Back View Wedding Dress Portrait includes your dress and a mirror view of the back, perfect if you love the detail on the back of your wedding gown as much as the front! 

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The Full Package - An extra special customisation of your wedding dress with figure portrait including an optional painted background and personal details such as hair colour, accessories or bouquet! 

Wedding Dress Pen & Ink - An elegant portrait of your wedding dress, sketched in pen and ink. A3 as standard.

Full Package - Bride & Groom - An extra special customisation of our 'wedding dress with figure' including the grooms tux. Portrait includes painted background and personal details such as hair colour, accessories or bouquet!


Wedding Dress Painting - An oil painting of the dress, hand painted on a canvas. Can be purchased in two sizes small (200mm x 500mm) or large (800mm x 300mm).



Framing - Choose unframed or framed option. framed prices include bespoke white wooden frames, hand-made and hand-painted by local craftsmen. 

Bridesmaid Dresses - Your portrait can include a second gown if you wish to add the flower girl or bridesmaid dress.

Accessories - You may select an accessory to accompany your gown such as the veil, fascinator, shoes, bouquet or anything you desire! Please provide some images of your chosen accessory along with the photos of your gown.


View more wedding dress portraits here.


To get 15% off your wedding dress portrait, browse the options here and simply enter code DRESS15 at checkout. Offer ends at midnight 08/11/2015. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.


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