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Stephen's favourite artist is Richard Estes. He likes almost anything from the hyper-realist painter.
New York penthouse
Stephen was still a teenager when he first designed his own penthouse in New York.
He draws more portraits of people than buildings. Although, he keeps these compositions to his private sketchbook.
Stephen has driven a racing car before. He drove a sport coupe on Brands Hatch and broke the clutch several times. The film crew in the car had never been more terrified.
His first words
Stephen's first words were paper and pencil (just like Picasso) and he fully learnt to speak at the age of nine.
Just a normal guy
Despite Stephen's astounding memory, whilst in Manhattan he still managed to get lost and walk 45 minutes in the wrong direction before finding Cheyenne's Diner.
He completed a 2-year course in desktop publishing and created a retro disco cartoon for his course work, passing it a year before all other students.
Stephen Wiltshire Phd
He earnt his postgraduate degree in drawing and printmaking at the prestigious City & Guilds Art School in 1998.
Stephen has perfect pitch and had been endorsed by The Royal College of Music to perform his piano and singing skills. Although, his true passion remains with drawing and painting.
Stephen was first commissioned at the age of 8 by the British Prime Minister.
Stephen's first calendar was released in 1988, shortly after his first book Drawings was published.
Stephen owns more than 70 classic American cars including his favourites a 1969 Cadillac Sedan De Ville, a 1974 Dodge Monaco Police car and the Blues Brothers mobile. He has been collecting his model cars since 2002.
He admits to a preference for blondes, most notably the actress Jennie Garth from Beverly Hills 90210 as well as Cameron Diaz.
What he listens
Stephen listens mostly 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s music, rock n roll, motown, funk, soul, rnb and also pop on his mobile while drawing.
His largest ever drawing has been a panoramic view of Tokyo, measuring 10 metres in length. It took Stephen 8 days to complete the artwork using pen only.
Stephen's favourite films are Rain Man and Saturday Night Fever.
Quick on the draw
The shortest time Stephen finished a drawing was two minutes, a quick sketch of a bus, also Statue of Liberty.
Stephen's favourite brands are Apple, Diesel, Burberry, Nike and Bose.
Stephen uses Staedtler pens for his pen and ink drawings, they are one of the biggest pen makers in the world. They also supply Stephen with his must have pigment liners.
Words of inspiration
Stephen's motto is "Do the best you can and never stop".