He is known for his incredible singing voice as a former member of One Direction.
But Liam Payne proved he has talent in other departments by showing his watercolor portrait of Prince Philip on his Instagram story Thursday.
The singer, 27, paid tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh with a drawing of a young Prince Philip in his navy uniform ahead of his funeral on Saturday.
Impressive: Liam Payne showed off his incredible artistic talents by posting a photo of his watercolor portrait of Prince Philip to his Instagram story on Thursday
In the clip he held the 1950s photograph which he used as inspiration to draw alongside his painting of the Duke thanking him for his years of service.
The Strip That Down hitmaker captioned the video, “Rest In Peace HRH Prince Philip. Small tribute to you, thank you for your service.
Liam had previously taken to his Instagram to detail the portrait’s progress as it took shape over several hours.
‘Thank you for your service’: The singer, 27, paid tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh with a drawing of a young Prince Philip in his naval uniform ahead of his funeral on Saturday
He first sketched an outline of Prince Philip’s head, writing: “Start something really special, I hope. “
In the next shot, the former member of the boy group had drawn the full outline of the Duke, who was now recognizable as the monarch’s husband, writing: “Hours later, ready for the color of the water.”
Prince Philip died on April 9, at the age of 99, and his ceremonial funeral will be held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday at 3 p.m.
RIP: He used a photograph from the 1950s as inspiration to draw alongside his painting of the Duke thanking him for his years of service.
Work in progress: The Strip That Down hitmaker took to his Instagram to detail the portrait’s progress as it took shape over several hours.
Earlier today, Liam finally gave his locks a go as he shared a photo of himself sporting a new trim on Thursday.
He’s sported a much longer mane than usual in recent weeks, with barbers having been closed during the lockdown.
He took to social media and posted a black and white photo with his hair styled into a quiff with an undercut.
Looking good: Liam finally gave his chop locks as he shared a photo of himself sporting a new trim on Thursday
The former One Direction star captioned the snap with a scissor emoji after hair salons and barbers were finally allowed to reopen on Monday, April 12.
Liam cut a relaxed figure from the post, sporting a white T-shirt that showed off his range of arm tattoos.
It marks a dramatic change for Liam, who was a dead doppelganger to Jon Snow when he stepped out with a more rugged appearance last week.
Liam’s look appeared to be inspired by the Game Of Thrones actor as he was spotted waiting to rehearse for the BAFTAs with long, unkempt hair and a beard.
New look: Liam was a dead lookalike for Jon Snow as he ditched his usual clean-shaven look in favor of a much more rugged appearance on Wednesday [pictured L Jon Snow 2011]
The singer looked thoughtful as he walked around the set, his tattooed arms crossed.
Liam often sports a cleaner look, at one point a buzzcut and a close shave.
Her hair was reminiscent of former bandmate Harry Styles, who once sported long braids.
Liam performed at the 2021 British Academy Film Awards using augmented reality to create an avatar that will appear on viewers’ phones.
Tough: Liam sticks to foreclosure rules like the rest of the UK
Stroll: The singer’s recent look was a far cry from his usual crisp, clean shaved vibe
Hanging out: Ahead of his BAFTA performance last weekend, the One Direction star was seen waiting to rehearse in a muscular white t-shirt, with long, unkempt hair and a beard.
Unkempt: His new hair is reminiscent of former teammate Harry Styles [R], who once wore long braids
Liam appeared on stage in a gray Etro suit and had grown his hair down to the shoulders and sported a full beard.
During the performance, the singer interacted with an animated version of himself and this left some home watchers confused by CGI’s performance.
One of them wrote, “Is that Liam Payne?” What’s going on f ** k? ‘
Another viewer described Liam’s performance as’ scary ‘, writing:’ What is this animated liam payne doing in my tl someone enlighten me because I’m really scared of help?
However, others have called Liam’s futuristic augmented reality performance “magnificent.”
The 2021 BAFTA and EE British Academy Film Awards were the Academy’s first film ceremonies to be held virtually.
Confused: Liam caused a sensation at the 2021 British Academy Film Awards on Sunday night, with many viewers taking to Twitter confused by his quirky holographic performance
Reaction: Liam’s virtual performance divided opinion, with some finding it “painful” while others saying it was “beautiful”