She is more commonly subjected to the glare of the camera and red carpet flashbulb.
But Emma Watson's image has been captured on canvas by figurative artist Mark Demsteader.
She is the star of his current exhibition 'Emma' at Panter and Hall, a London gallery that specialises in British contemporary art.
Artist's muse: After meeting Manchester-based artist Mark Demsteader Emma Watson agreed to be the subject of over 30 works of art which have been showcased in an exhibition
After exchanging emails Emma agreed to collaborate on a series of works, which are now being exhibited and sold for prices ranging from £3,000 to £8,000.
Mark used photographs from a North London photo shoot he arranged with the young actress earlier this year to create the portraits.
Partnership: After exchanging emails Emma agreed to collaborate on a series of over 30 portraits, which are now being exhibited and sold for prices ranging from £3,000 to £8,000
'I am thrilled with how they have come out; they are beautiful. Mark is so talented - I wish I had a fraction of his skill!' Emma told Vogue.com.
A mix of mediums have been used including pastel, collage, ink and oil paint to create over 30 pieces
As a thank you the artist, whose career has flourished over recent years presented Emma with a painting of her choice.
Mark, who is based in Manchester said: 'It has been a wonderful privilege to work with Emma on these images.
Success: Because many of the portraits have already sold Mark has released a famed print of one of his portraits of Emma for £125
'In some way I hope these works celebrate Emma in what she has achieved already, and in all the many possibilities to come.'
The works of art are available to buy and the exhibition closes tomorrow.
With most of the paintings already sold, Mark has also released a print of one of his portraits of Emma for £125.
Ten per cent of the profits going to CAMFED International, a charity which supports young women in Africa.