Our friends at The Net Gallery have created a series of behind-the-scenes 3D tours of artists’ studios, offering an amazing opportunity to engage with their work on a personal level. They started the series with respected portrait painter Tom Croft, the mastermind behind the incredible Portraits for NHS Heroes initiative.
About The Net Gallery
The Net Gallery is a London-based digital arts platform that uses cutting-edge scanning technology to turn physical exhibitions and art spaces into immersive 3D virtual experiences. With more than 85,000 visitors over the last year, their interactive walkthroughs showcase exhibitions and exclusive behind-the-scenes content to a global community of artists, curators, arts professionals and art lovers. The Net Gallery is also the home of Artist N Virtual, a unique digital directory that connects the art world, making it simple to profile what you do, share professional experiences and to follow and engage with people across the industry.
You can explore The Net Gallery's 3D studio tours and virtual exhibitions here.
About Tom Croft
Tom Croft is a classically trained portrait painter based in Oxford. He has produced paintings for a wide range of clients, from Manchester United Football Club to Oxford colleges and family portraiture. His notable portraits include the first female Bishop Libby Lane, author Mark Haddon, former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, BBC Arts editor Will Gompertz, Radiohead bass player Colin Greenwood, performing artist and humanitarian Octopizzo from Kibera, Ride drummer Loz Colbert, footballers Wayne Rooney, David Beckham and Ryan Giggs. Tom appears on Sky Arts Portrait Artist of The Year 2018. Tom is a member of the Oxford Art Society and opens his studio to the public during Oxfordshire Artweeks. Tom is also a member of member of the Contemporary British Portrait Painters (CBPP)
Harriet Durkin by Tom Croft
Tweedy by Tom Croft
Octopizzo by Tom Croft
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