£10k for an unfinished painting? You better believe it!

Darren Reid

Imagine being paid £10,000 for a painting you haven’t even finished! Well, it’s just happened to one new Derbyshire artist, as Zena Hawley reports.

IMAGINE being able to produce a painting that is so detailed people think it is a photograph – one takes seconds, the other takes hours – but the end result is staggeringly accurate. The talent of relatively new Derbyshire artist Darren Reid allows him to do just that and, just 14 paintings in, they are being snapped up by collectors at an alarming rate…