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'Tears in my eyes' Fern Britton details emotional struggle while filming 'moving' new show

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Channel 5 reboot of Watercolour Challenge, and she admitted she immediately felt emotionally connected with the artwork produced.

In the programme, three amateur artists are given four hours to paint the same scene or landscape.In a new interview with Express.co.uk, the former This Morning presenter opened up about her appointment to the show, and how she sometimes felt teary when she saw the finished product."I always go for the ones with lots of colour but some were just spot on, and you really feel the atmosphere coming through the page," she explained."Very moving ‑ in the way that art can sometimes do things to you."It's like music, you feel that prickle, the tears in your eyes."They have encapsulated a moment, capturing that scene."She added smiling: "It's hard to explain but lovely."Fern compared the show to BBC's DIY hit The Repair Shop, admitting it's "something that turns up and then we feel we need it"."Everyone wants to do a doodle and to have tips and information is just brilliant for the viewer," she said.The programme was previously broadcast on Channel 4 from 1998 to 2001.Despite the lengthy break in transmission, it was something Fern jumped at when the chance to present it herself arose."I did watch it back in the day when I was feeding children or something," she remembered."But it was such a gift when it landed, it really was."The travel and the locations were just gorgeous.

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