(London Daily Mail) It’s received a slew of withering criticism with art lovers branding it ‘rotten’, ‘ghastly’ and ‘ordinary’.

And now some aspiring artists have lent a hand – and some Photoshop skills – to try and improve Kate Middleton’s first official portrait – with mixed results.

While the Duchess of Cambridge is ‘thrilled’ with the results of her oil painting, praising it as ‘amazing’, some have been less than generous with their views.

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