What happens when Mark Gatiss paints David Tennant…

The Sherlock co-creator has unearthed an old painting he did of the former Doctor Who star

Mark Gatiss is known for many things – writing, acting and directing – but, until now, we weren’t aware of his talents as a painter. 

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And it turns out when the Sherlock co-creator chooses to grab his brush and oils, he doesn’t settle for any old subject. When Gatiss paints, he paints big. He paints David Tennant. 

The 47-year-old – who wrote for Tennant during his time on Doctor Who – tweeted an old painting he had done of the actor, who occupied the Tardis between 2005 and 2010. 

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What do you reckon? Has Gatiss succeeded in capturing Tennant’s likeness? Would you like to see the finished version, complete with Cyber-head…?