It was after he painted a portrait that he then snook into the room of the musician in Tullamore.
An Offaly artist is being featured in a new book on a famous 1970s musician.
Clara's Vincent Devine was shocked to see his work in Debby Harry's new book - almost five years after sending the piece to her in Tullamore during a Blondie concert.
Some of his work will be on display at Art Source at the RDS next weekend.
Mr. Devine believes artists needs to take risks like this to gain exposure: