A selection of films from past BP Next Generation projects. This page is no longer updated.
Portrait Insights: Dan Llywelyn Hall
Dan Llywelyn Hall shows his studio at Harrow School and his new portraits of writers, and talks about the experience of painting war veteran Harry Patch for the BP Portrait Award 2009.
Portrait Insights: Joel Ely
BP Travel Award 2005 winner Joel Ely gives insights into his portraiture practice, including collaborating with his sitters, circular motifs and a flamingo called Spike.
Portrait Insights: Ray Richardson
Ray Richardson gives insights about his paintings to our Youth Crew.
Portrait Insights: Kevin Cunningham
Past BP Portrait Award artist Kevin Cunningham explains his approach to painting portraits.
Portrait Insights: Alan Coulson and Ray Richardson
Artists Alan Coulson and Ray Richardson talk about their works featured in the BP Portrait Award 2012 exhibition.
Portrait Insights: Jo Fraser
BP Travel Award 2011 winning artist Jo Fraser talks to young people.
Portrait Insights: Thomas Ganter
BP Portrait Award 2014 First Prize winner Thomas Ganter talks to young people.
Portrait Insights: Matan Ben Cnaan
BP Portrait Award 2015 First Prize winner, Matan Ben Cnaan talks to young people next to his work.
Portrait Insights: Owen Normand
BP Young Artist Award 2013 winner Owen Normand talks about his approach to painting portraits.
Portrait Insights: Antony Williams
BP Portrait Award 2017 Third Prize winner Antony Williams talks to young people.
Sketchbook tours and studio visits
Sketchbook tour: Owen Normand
BP Young Artist Award 2013
winner, Owen Normand shows us through his sketchbook.
Sketchbook tour: Thomas Ganter
Past BP Portrait Award-winning artist Thomas Ganter gives us a tour of his sketchbook.
Sketchbook tour: Akash Bhatt
Past BP Portrait Award-winning artist Akash Bhatt gives us a tour of his sketchbooks.
Studio visit: Alan Coulson
Past BP Portrait Award-winning artist Alan Coulson shows us around his studio and answers questions from Youth Crew.
Studio visit: Akash Bhatt
Past BP Travel Award-winning artist Akash Bhatt shows us around his studio and answers questions from our Youth Crew.
Three Questions for Joel Ely
BP Travel Award winner in 2005, Joel Ely tells us how long it takes to paint a portrait, what other people say about his work and what he did before he was an artist.
Three Questions for Dan Llywelyn Hall
BP Portrait Award 2009 artist Dan Llywelyn Hall talks about what he’s working on, comments from other people on his paintings and what his sitters wear for their portraits.
Three Questions for Kevin Cunningham
Past BP Portrait Award artist Kevin Cunningham shares some painting advice and reveals how he likes to work with sitters.