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Talented autistic artist meets his inspiration the Jacksons

Chris Baker presented this pencil drawing to the Jacksons in Cardiff yesterday. Credit: ITV News / Chris Baker

Chris Baker is an amazing artist.

His incredible drawings look like photographs.

He also lives with severe autism.

Credit: ITV News

The Jacksons are the artists who have inspired Chris' artistic journey.

The 21 year old has always listened to their music when creating the incredible photo realistic drawings.

Watch the moment Chris met his idols here.

Chris started listening to the Jackons when he was seven years old. Credit: ITV News

Since featuring on ITV News in August 2015, Chris has turned his life around and has even exhibited his drawings at the Wales Millennium Centre.

Thanks to the success of his paintings, he has found an increased confidence.

Chris has built a strong friendship with our correspondent Carl Edwards, who has encouraged Chris to meet his heroes and show them his work.

A collage of Chris' work Credit: ITV News / Chris Baker

The Jacksons were performing at The Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.

Chris was invited to meet the brothers and he presented them with some personalised artwork.

While he watched the band on stage in Cardiff last night, the spotlight turned to him as they praised his work in front of thousands.

The Jacksons were so impressed by Chris' work, they also tweeted about their new 'friend'.