For reasons I won't bore you with, I had occasion to visit the Pencil Museum in Keswick on Wednesday. Now there's 15 minutes and £4.50 I'll never see again. But I did get to see the world's biggest colour pencil, so it wasn't a complete waste of time.
Oh, and I saw this:
And to think cynics said it couldn't be done.
Us top-flight artists don't usually do requests, but what the heck…
I don't have an artistic bone in my body, but the iPad Brushes app makes cheating very easy.
Original photo here.
BBC: BP pledges £10m art sponsorship
Oil giant BP says it will continue to sponsor the British Museum [in London], the National Portrait Gallery [in London], the Royal Opera House [in London] and Tate Britain [in London], pledging £10m over the next five years.