King’s Lynn artist Mister Westrup brings art into the digital age

An artist from Lynn is launching his new online store this weekend for fans of his digital artwork to order one-of-a-kind designs based on their Facebook or Instagram pictures.

Oliver Westrup, 27, of Tennyson Road, first discovered his talent and passion for digital art around two years ago when he was asked to create the artwork for his DJ friend’s mixtape.

He said: “I really like my music and I’m especially into hip-hop and RB which have influenced my work.

“There’s a guy called Funny Tummy who produced the artwork for Rihanna’s album, he does a kind of digital abstract realism and his work is awesome.”

Using the pseudonym of Mister Westrup, Oliver creates digital art using his graphics tablet, usually starting with a sketch of the photograph before developing it using specialised computer programmes.

He added: “Everyone is obsessed with taking photos and posting them on Facebook and Instagram. This is an

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