Jonathan Yeo exhibition at National Portrait Gallery
10 September 2013 Last updated at 21:27 BST
Artist Jonathan Yeo started off painting politicians and now portrays the world of celebrity.
He has captured the likes of Kevin Spacey, Nicole Kidman and David Walliams.
A new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery includes some never-before-seen images of famous faces.
BBC London's Brenda Emmanus spoke to the artist himself and writer and broadcaster Giles Coren.