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I designed this speedy practice challenge for folks who are impatient to get it done...a recipe for instant, microwave art.
Use my photo reference or one of your own. Feel free to change background or any other colors. Set a timer and allow one hour for sketch/underpainting. Then one hour for finishing and polishing. That's a two hour painting...if you find you're able to finish this challenge in less than two hours, brag about it and we'll applaud.
If however, you took a lot longer and produced a masterpiece, brag about it and we'll also applaud. Sometimes fast painting helps an artist loosen up, but I bet Vermeer never set a timer (just saying).
Please be sure to follow the spirit and the letter of the challenge.
For example, each submission must be painted after the challenge is posted.