Preston’s iconic The Splash featuring Tom Finney is part of a new artwork campaign by BBC Radio Lancashire.Advertisement
15 pieces of artwork depict the county and include Sir Tom at Deepdale.
Painted by Lancashire artist Chas Jacobs they have gone on display at the BBC Lancs HQ in Blackburn.
Managing editor of BBC Radio Lancashire John Clayton said: “We commissioned Chas to come up with these iconic images for our #WeLoveLancashire campaign as they depict our beautiful county in such a bright, positive and happy way.
“We want to highlight everything which is brilliant about Lancashire – the people, places and diversity of the region – and we will be striving to showcase this across BBC Radio Lancashire even more, every single day.”
The campaign includes Leyland, Lytham and more.
He began painting as a hobby more than 20 years ago whilst working as an electrician.
He took inspiration from the likes of David Hockney and John Piper to carve his own bright, bold, acrylic style.
In 1994 he became a full-time artist and works from his home studio in Hornby.
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