I'm 'UK's biggest doodler' who’s covered every inch of my house in scribbles – now I'm taking on toughest challenge yet | The Sun
The UK's 'biggest doodler' has revealed he's taking on his toughest challenge yet.
World-renowned artist Mr Doodle, whose real name is Sam Cox, made headlines when he covered the entirety of his £1.35 million neo-Georgian mansion in Tenterden, Kent, with his signature black and white drawings.
He filmed himself throughout the massive project last year, during which he worked through 900 litres of emulsion, 401 cans of spray paint and 2,296 pen nibs.
Now, though, he has set his sights on an even bigger artwork as he is making his mark on the nearby town of Ashford.
Sam was pictured recently working on his biggest ever doodle, which will transform a huge blank wall on the side of a multi-storey car park in the town centre into a mural.
The artist was snapped decked out in a doodled safety helmet and high-viz jacket as he was hoisted 40 feet into the air on a raiseable work platform.
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The project, known as 'UNFRAMED' started in February will see celebrated names, as well as local and student artists, given the chance to showcase their work.
It is set to be complete ahead of a launch event on March 31.
The 'Mural Festival' was set up by Ashford Borough Council using funds from a £25,000 government Levelling Up grant.
It will run from 4pm until 10pm everyday throughout the Easter holidays, with walking tours, a live DJ, film programme and family-friendly art workshops.
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Some of the artworks will be removed after the festival, but others will become permanent fixtures in the town.
Councillor Nathan Iliffe said: "I am very excited to welcome so many brilliant artists to Ashford as part of our first ever Mural Festival.
"Murals are an excellent way to showcase creative talent as well as redeveloping blank walls in town centres, making them more attractive and safer spaces to be in.
"I hope that residents and visitors pick up their maps and take part in the trail this April and that people continue to enjoy the works for a long time to come."
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