James Franco has revealed he was obsessed with art in high school.

The star enrolled in art classes after school and enjoyed life drawing, painting and portraiture.

Contact Music report the star as saying, “I’d just do it as much as I could. I’d do it from three to 10pm every day. It really showed me, if you want to do something, you can just throw yourself into it.”

Franco has exhibited some of his artwork in museums and is interested in other films roles such as directing and teaching classes in film.

He has always kept busy and developed his hobbies. He added, “In some ways, you can’t do enough and so as far as doing many things at once, it just continued.”