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Emma Watson Paintings To Benefit African Charity For Girls

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A series of beautiful paintings featuring “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson are set to benefit CAMFED – an African charity that provides education opportunities for girls.

Acclaimed artist Mark Demsteader produced the gallery after the 21-year-old actress, a fan of his since childhood, approached him about buying some art.

“When I emailed him he asked if I would let him paint me, and that was how the exhibition came about,” she tells Vogue. “I was slightly hesitant at first, not because I didn’t want to work with Mark, but simply because I wasn’t sure if I was comfortable with an entire exhibition of pictures of me! But Mark said I could do it for a charity of my choice, and I really couldn’t pass up the chance to actually be in one of his paintings. I am so glad I did it.”

The 30 or so paintings took several months to create – but Emma is incredibly pleased with the outcome and looking forward to assisting CAMFED.

“I’m lucky enough to live in a country that gives me an equal right to my schooling: I’ve never had to contend with the kind of prejudice and sexual discrimination women in these countries deal with every day,” she says. “My education has been so empowering, and has given me such stability and independence, and the idea of giving other girls the opportunities I have been lucky enough to have makes me very happy.”

Check out some additional pictures of the paintings by visiting Vogue’s site here.

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