South Holland food manufacturer Bakkavor puts its workers to the test by giving them a blank canvas to work from - with surprising results.
The firm hosted an arts workshop at its pizza factory in Holbeach St Marks on Thursday and Friday in support of Transported, a project promoting creativity in the area.
Workers took part in a task to recreate a masterpiece by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh called Factories at Asnieres under the watchful eye of visiting artist Tina McCallan.
She said: “My aim was to uncover hidden artists by going into the Bakkavor factory and inviting the workers to paint a square on a recreation of a famous painting.
“It was great to start with a blank canvas and then slowly see the squares fill up until the image was complete.”
A Bakkavor spokeswoman said: “The event was held in the factory canteen for two days when employees could come along and paint a square on a large blank canvas gridded into section, with the intention of having a piece of art that related to either food or industry.”