Celebrities painted her like this! – Celebrity Painting Challenge | BBC

Celebrities painted her like this! – Celebrity Painting Challenge | BBC


Pascale and Diana
have designed a masterclass to teach them to pay more
attention to their subject. Today’s masterclass is
all about observation. Yesterday, a lot of the artists weren’t really looking
at their subjects. They assumed they knew
what they were painting. So, it’s really about
looking and then painting. Nice to see you. Hello. Morning. Morning. You’re going to be
drawing each other. You’ll be painting each other. Also, you’re going to rotate
onto different canvases. We want you to look at the sitter
and really focus on a detail for a very particular
amount of time. Diana’s going to start
you off and also stop you. Right. Right, let’s get started. OK. Yeah. To add to their artistic skill set, the celebrities will have
to use whatever material the Mentors give them. OK, first one. Left eye,
coloured pencil. Go, go, go, go. I’m going. My left, looking
at you or your left? Your… This one. OK, OK. Oops! THEY LAUGH This masterclass will teach
the artists to break down their subject into shapes, making
it easier to capture as a whole. You’re very good at
just staring at me. I’ve got something good to stare at.
Oh, you are so kind. Next.
BELL RINGS Next is brush pen and nose.
Nose. Yeah, Look at the bottom.
Look at the bottom. Good job. You are really good
at keeping still. Three, two, one…
BELL RINGS Mouth, pastels. Go, go, go. Mouth, OK. Stop doing
silly thing with your mouth. I’m trying to not smile.
Just giving you small lips. Really sorry. Don’t worry.
These are whoppers. BELL RINGS
Next. Sorry about your teeth. The artists tackle the
outline of the face… Looks like an egghead.
THEY LAUGH ..followed by the background. You’re in your element now,
Laurence. Absolutely. Decorating. Three, two, one. Next.
BELL RINGS I want you to cut out a stencil and
we’re going to use the spray can. Good, good, good.
We’ve only got about 30 seconds. Get your colours. I do like spray-paint! Beautiful! OK, stop. Absolutely brilliant. Oh, my God! Why am I crying? Right, George, come and
have a look at your portrait. That’s really…
STUTTERS But there’s a certain
likeness there, I think especially
with the shape of the hair. Jane. Oh, my God. Something so intense
about those eyes. There is something very intense.
And look, there’s a tear. They put a tear. Very good. Laurence, come and have a look. Yeah. There are things
there, aren’t there? I mean, there’s a sort of…
I like it. I’m buying it. Amber, please, come and have
a look at your portrait. Oh, my gosh.
That hair’s really cool. Josie, come and have a look. LAUGHS
Sorry! No, no, no! I haven’t got a gap
between all my teeth! LAUGHS Phil, I’m really
excited about this one. What do you think? I like it.
There’s something there, right? Yes! The hair’s perfect.
The hair is perfect. That is actually how
I see myself in the morning. Did you all look…
ALL: Yeah. ..at your subject? More than you did with the task.
Yes. Yes. OK. So, do remember that.
A lot of it is about looking and isolating everything, not being so daunted
by the whole subject. OK. Bit by bit. I think we’ve absolutely
captured it beautifully. Laurence is just uncanny. I think mine’s the best. I don’t know whether
it’s the subject, but I think actually mine
was probably the best. I’m going to get him to
sign it, take it home, put it in my downstairs loo. I feel very limbered up now. And so I now feel much more kind
of open for the challenge.

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