Many know Derren Brown as a thought-fiddler and thaumaturge, but few seem to know that he paints. His portraits have a twisted charm that mirror his whimsical stage and TV shows, and are a lot of fun to browse; check them out here.
Today he’s tweeting photos of his process. Watching this portrait of his father come together, live, is rather wonderful. And he’s not finished yet. Follow along on twitter here: @derrenbrown
Derren Brown: "I like to treat this like a blank canvas."
Derren Brown: "Orange phase complete. Let it dry."
Derren Brown: "Increasing definition."