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Rupert Grint Donates Artwork to the Prince's Trust

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 09, 2011, 11:11 AM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) has donated an original artwork of his to the Prince's Trust in the South West for the organization's inaugural Evening of Art.

A photo of Grint's acrylic painting can be seen at this link, as well as an image of the actor holding his work.

Grint's painting will be up for auction on December 7, 2011 with all the money raised going to help disadvantaged young people.

An excerpt from the auction catalog talks a bit about Grint's keen interest in art and how he would spend time between scenes on the Harry Potter set drawing:

After achieving an A* grade for his GCSE, Rupert has continued with his interest in Art, not only with his own drawings but as a collector too. Rupert has a keen eye for the interesting and quirky; he follows several artists closely and has become an avid supporter of their work.
Born in Harlow in 1988, Rupert grew up in Hertfordshire and found recognition at an early age by winning the role of Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film adaptation series. Whilst between scenes on set he would always have a good stock of sketch pads and pencils to hand, drawing to pass the time.
Today he jumps at the chance to get involved with any art projects, and loves to push himself, trying different techniques to achieve his aims.
Thanks to RupertGrint.net for the tip!

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16 Comments

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Thats great! I love him even more now :’)

Posted by Luna-Rose on November 09, 2011, 11:21 AM report to moderator
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I suppose he will be painting his ice cream truck next perhaps?

Posted by Won_Two on November 09, 2011, 12:31 PM report to moderator
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Oh! I didn’t know he liked art, he’s not bad either!

Posted by Livi22-((ROAR!)) on November 09, 2011, 12:56 PM report to moderator
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4138 Points

Oh wow didn’t know he was the arty type :D its really good. Has a mystery behind it :D

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on November 09, 2011, 04:24 PM report to moderator
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467 Points

He is soooooo amazing! I love it! I mean, I never knew he was an artist! And it’s so nice knowing that! I Love it!

Posted by lovelle on November 09, 2011, 05:00 PM report to moderator
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He is soooooo amazing! I love it! I mean, I never knew he was an artist! And it’s so nice knowing that! I Love it!

Posted by lovelle on November 09, 2011, 05:01 PM report to moderator
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467 Points

He is soooooo amazing! I love it! I mean, I never knew he was an artist! And it’s so nice knowing that! I Love it!

Posted by lovelle on November 09, 2011, 05:02 PM report to moderator
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Gosh, I would love one of his paintings! He’s a pretty good artist. <33

Posted by . on November 09, 2011, 06:37 PM report to moderator
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Wow! Cool!

Posted by MissWeasley8 on November 09, 2011, 08:06 PM report to moderator
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I never knew he sketched on the sets!So cool, Rupert:D

Posted by tough~pygmy~puffs*ROAR* on November 09, 2011, 09:14 PM report to moderator
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impressive, didn’t know he liked art, a pleasant surprise though

Posted by mencia on November 10, 2011, 01:04 AM report to moderator
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It’s in impressive!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on November 10, 2011, 06:57 AM report to moderator
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Someone – I think it was either Tom or Matthew who talked about Rupert and his interest in art. Great to see these young people unfold after the films are done.

Posted by chikitcorpuzvesterbaek on November 10, 2011, 10:12 AM report to moderator
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What a great thing he is doing.

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on November 11, 2011, 06:14 PM report to moderator
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5389 Points

Way to go Rupert

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on November 26, 2011, 11:35 PM report to moderator
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