A wedding, I learned, is nothing if not a series of art projects.
I got married last Sunday, and thanks to my incredibly talented friend Josh Edelstein our wedding rings were forged with a bas relief of my drawings. (Didn’t know this was a thing you could do? Neither did I!)
For me at least, the process was remarkably easy and fun. The first thing I did was print out a ring template of our respective ring sizes and start drawing until I came up with something I liked. The only thing I knew for sure was that I wanted each others' portraits on them:
I settled on this one for Ralph, my now-husband:
And this one for me:
Then I handed the JPEGs off to Josh for him to 3D print. This process is still a bit of a mystery to me, but eventually resulted in the following rendering of the designs:
Which Josh then turned into this:
You can see more details on his website, along with some very impressive 360º videos of the rings. For my part, I will shamelessly be showing them off to everyone I encounter for the next three months at least.