A Wiganese artist has donated time to a care home in Standish, completing his first live oil painting of one of the home’s residents.
Joe Whitmore visited Lakeside Care Home after being contacted by the home’s Activity Coordinator.
Being a professional artist for three years, he has completed around 20 live portraits, the latest is Lakeside resident Ken Sumner.
Joe even plans to return to the home to complete two more portraits!
Ken was keen to get his painting done and has an eye for art which was inspired by his late wife, Doreen, who was a keen painter and a former Lakeside resident.
Residents and staff at Lakeside Care Home are excited for Joe to return so they can witness first-hand the positive impact art can have.