BGT’s Alesha Dixon portrait produced from McVitie’s biscuits

Britain’s Got Talent estimate Alesha Dixon has been given a tasty makeover by a renowned food artist.

Nathan Wyburn has presented the former Mis-Teeq singer using a selection of McVitie’s biscuits.

Taking more than three days to complete, the masterpiece was produced using more than 644 biscuits including McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives, Hobnobs and high Teas. 

Crafted to the likeness of the former popstar turned presenter, Welsh-born Nathan sculpted the portrait using a things considered together as a pattern technique from both complete and broken biscuit, carefully layering the right tones to perfectly capture her facial features.

Nathan Wyburn has presented Alesha Dixon using McVitie’s biscuits. Picture: Taylor Herring


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Britain’s Got Talent food art

Nathan first hindered audiences during his audition on Britain’s Got Talent series five, in which he produced a toast-inspired portrait of then estimate and comedian Michael McIntyre.

This rare talent saw him reach the semi-final before ultimately losing out on a BGT Final identify.

Nathan Wyburn said he jumped at the chance to create Alesha Dixon’s portrait in biscuits. Picture: Taylor Herring

Since leaving the series, Nathan has produced original artworks of a wide range of celebrities, sports stars and royalty, including Mariah Carey made of glitter, Joanna Lumley made from lipstick and already a 10ft portrait of Her Majesty the Queen made using stain remover.

Nathan said: “The best part of making art like this is getting to work with your favourite snacks and treats… and who doesn’t love a biscuit!?

“I loved being on the show all those years ago, so I jumped at the chance to work on creating this bespoke artwork of the beautiful Alesha Dixon – she can now enjoy being famous in delicious McVitie’s biscuits!”


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Alesha Dixon McVitie’s portrait

Alesha Dixon’s portrait was produced using more than 644 McVitie’s biscuits. Picture: Taylor Herring

The biscuit-based artwork was commissioned as part of McVitie’s Golden Moments campaign, which aims to spread stories of positivity and fun across the nation including the opportunity to win money-can’t-buy experiences such as tickets to the live Britian’s Got Talent Final on 3rd June 2022.

Alesha Dixon said: ‘‘I have been a fan of Nathan’s work since watching his debut on the show in 2011. His rare talent is the exact reason why the nation loves Britain’s Got Talent.

“It was very surreal to see myself produced thoroughly out of McVitie’s biscuits… I surprise if it’s nevertheless edible?’’

Exclusive Golden Moments packets of McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives, Hobnobs and Jaffa Cakes are obtainable in major retailers across the UK.

For more information about the Golden Moments campaign visit the McVitie’s website.



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