Star Portraits Continues

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STAR PORTRAITS combines the process of portraiture with celebrity biography. Each half-hour episode follows three Canadian painters as they each paint the same celebrity’s portrait. With the clock ticking, the artists have mere hours to get to know their subject. The artists are then left with only two weeks to create their masterpieces, while host Louise Pitre visits the artists’ studios to get a glimpse of their process. When the clock runs out, the paintings are revealed to the celebrity sitter, who must choose only one portrait to add to their personal collection. Of the remaining portraits, six will be chosen by the Portrait Gallery of Canada for their permanent collection. This month’s celebrity muses include Canadian heavyweight boxer George Chuvalo (Oct. 3), Margaret Trudeau (Oct. 10), FLASHPOINT’s Enrico Colantoni (Oct. 17), interior designer and TV personality Debbie Travis (Oct. 24), and mentalist The Amazing Kreskin (Oct. 31).

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