On the 1st of September 2011, artist Tom Bagshaw will begin a unique project to create a portrait study in one hour, one every day, for one hundred days!
In order to accomplish this task we need your help. Through the use of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, along with promotion via art related portals and blogs and also the more common printed flyers and word of mouth, we need to get 100 willing participants to turn up at the Fine Art Print Company in Bath, UK at 12 noon on the 1st of September!
If you would like to in with a chance of having your portrait digitally painted, for free- the first 100 to arrive at FAPC will be asked to give their contact details and sign their understanding of the project then be invited to sit for a couple of quick photographic reference shots. They will then receive a ticket with a unique number relating to their position within the 100. When all the reference is collected and sorted the painting can begin!
This blog will serve as a place to see how things are going, with a collection of finished pieces being displayed together every 20 days or so. It will also be here to keep everyone involved up to date with news and possible developments as time goes on.
Even if you do not live in the South West of England or even in the UK, you can still help by promoting the project on your website with a simple link to this blog and use of the twitter hashtag #3CS, the more people become aware of the project the more likely we will get the required 100 turn up for the photoshoot!
A little about the artist...
Tom Bagshaw is a commercial Illustrator and Digital Painter based near the Georgian City of Bath in the South West of England. He works under the moniker of Mostlywanted and is represented by the Central Illustration Agency. His talents are sought after by clients in fashion, advertising, editorial and publishing, and include The Daily Telegraph, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sony, the BBC, Kraft and GQ. He has recently started to exhibit his more painterly work and currently has a new body of work on show with the Corey Helford Gallery in LA. To view his work, please visit Mostlywanted.com and if you are interested in more of his creative process have a look at his blog: tombagshaw.blogspot.com