Portrait Artist of the Year features Stanley Tucci, Indira Varma and Freddie Highmore. The education resources navigate through the images, styles, colors, techniques and the overall experience of portrait-painting.

Clips 1–6 (Part 1) provide students with an opportunity to understand artists, their inspirations, and creations. The show is presented by TV personality and comedian Frank Skinner, alongside broadcaster and journalist Joan Bakewell, a leading figure in the arts for nearly six decades.


Clips 7-13 (Part 2) follow the search for a star portrait artist, as the contestants observe and create portraits of celebrity sitters, Stanley Tucci, Indira Varma, and Freddie Highmore.

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