Last night I had the honour of creating a portrait of a true British film icon: Screenwriter, film director, animator, actor, member of the Monty Python comedy troupe and thoroughly lovely chap Terry Gilliam.
I painted him at speed during the evenings events at the National Film and Television School gala. A fabulous star studded evening, diner, show and auction to raise funds for future creative industry talent.
Mr Gilliam thought the portrait was amazing and loved the style of it. He signed the painting along with me. It was then auctioned by Lord Harry Dalmeny and raised a fantastic £6000 for the school. A great result as my painting was up against some tough competition: a set form the Lego movie, Lara Croft’s costume and a Dalek!!