In London, 12 artists attempt to impress the judges by capturing celebrities including Jilly Cooper. One contestant uses tapestry to depict Melvyn Bragg. Portrait Artist of the Year is a competition art show aiming to find the best portrait painter of the year. Each episode features a regional competition and contestants are challenged to produce a portrait of one of three famous sitters. As the competition goes on, three artists will remain, and these finalists will have their work displayed in the world-famous National Portrait Gallery in London. The winner eventually receives a $10,000 commission to become a permanent part of the British Library! Subscribe here for more full length documentaries: www.youtube.com/channel/UCFrO-dKhooOuTtix5dia2_g?sub_confirmation=1 Welcome to Reel Truth the home of amazing documentaries! Here you will find full episode documentaries and documentary series, covering true crime, medical, science and more.