Portraits? They're a breeze for top BBC forecaster: Tomasz Schafernacker reveals secret talent as an artist with photo-like paintings of Dame Judi Dench and Harrison Ford

Mail Online | 10/9/2017 | Laura Lambert Tv And Radio Reporter For The Daily Mail
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You might think attempting to predict the ups and downs of the British weather is a full time job.

But Tomasz Schafernaker - recently voted the nation’s favourite TV forecaster - has been harbouring a secret talent as an artist.

Weeks - Meteorologist - Drawings - Celebrities - Wildlife

In the last few weeks, the 38-year-old meteorologist has unveiled intricate drawings of celebrities and wildlife, and has announced he has now signed a deal to do write and illustrate a children’s book.

Despite his extensive duties on the BBC, Schafernaker sometimes spends up to 60 hours on one piece of art.

Skill - Followers - Instagram - Difference - Photographs

Such is his skill that many of his 13,000 followers on Instagram have found it difficult to tell the difference between photographs of Dame Judi Dench, Will Smith and Harrison Ford and his drawings of them.

He has also tackled Mr Spock, and several shark scenes.

Schafernaker - St - John - College - Southsea

Schafernaker was educated at St John’s College in Southsea, where he did A Level art.

He recently posted a collection of his artwork from his school years, and one painting of the sea from when...
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