Six stars sign up for BBC One's Celebrity Painting Challenge

Jane Seymour and Phil Tufnell are some of the well-known faces who’re placing their creative talents to the check in BBC One’s Superstar Portray Problem.

George Shelley, Amber Le Bon, Josie D’Arby and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen also are collaborating within the four-part collection, which can air subsequent yr.

Introduced by way of Mariella Frostrup, the collection will see the celebrities participate in a spread of duties and masterclasses designed to check their portray prowess.

Demanding situations will vary from conventional creative mediums, comparable to portraits, self-portraits, landscapes, nonetheless existence and existence drawings, to a laugh demanding situations with humour and a twist.  

Alongside the best way they’re going to be supported by way of artists and mentors Diana Ali and Pascal Anson, who can be readily available to push their creativity to the restrict. 

Mariella Frostrup at an event
Mariella Frostrup (Ian West/PA)

Daphne Todd OBE, former winner of the BP Portrait Award, and acclaimed figurative painter Lachlan Goudie are returning as judges.

On the finish, a collection of art work from the six artists can be auctioned off, with the proceeds going to charity.
Mark Bell, the BBC’s head of arts commissioning, mentioned: “Our multi-talented contestants have accomplished renown of their other fields, however what’s much less widely known is their love of artwork. 

“This collection will put them thru their paces as painters, and check whether or not they are able to succeed in the degrees of excellence on canvas that they’ve accomplished at the degree, catwalk, display and cricket pitch.”

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