8 celebrities who are surprisingly talented artists

From Emma Watson to James Franco, here are several artists who are drawn from the camera to the canvas.

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Jane Seymour

English actress Jane Seymour began painting over a quarter century ago, relying on the practice to act as personal therapy during tough times.

"It encourages you to have fun," she said in an interview. "It's creative, enlightens your day, and puts you in a Zen kind of place. It makes you look at nature – and the world – differently."

In addition to her acting career, Seymour's success as a painter has led to private commissions, the creation of her own art company, Coral Canyon Publishing, and even as an official artist for various Olympic games.

"They are all based on my experience of life," she said of her work. "Artists really interpret what they see and what they feel and what they care about. In my case, I paint what I find beautiful rather than what I am angry about."

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