The British artist Tony Hart popular with children in the seventies and eighties for his art programmes has sadly been forced to stop creating art due to ill health.
I use to love watching Tony Hart as a kid, he always seemed incredibly genuine in his passion for art and had a rather avuncular way about him which obviously made him very accessible to the younger viewer.
“My aged heart is warmed by the lovely letters and emails I receive, especially when they tell me that my work on television inspired the writers to become artists.”
Getting a bit too soppy here eh? I tried to find a decent short Youtube vid of Take Hart-with no luck.
I did come across this though: