Challenge: Recreate a famous painting!

Back by popular demand!

Replicate a famous painting by one of the old masters.


Deadline August 6, 2021, 11:59 pm ET


This challenge is going to push us outside our comfort zone. That’s how we learn and hone our skills.

Try recreating one of your favorites from the old masters (Van Gogh, Monet, Vermeer, Dali, Picasso, Matisse, Caillebotte, Whistler, Da Vinci, Velazquez, Rembrandt, Delacroix, Manet, Renoir, Seurat, Munch, Magritte, and many, many, many more.)







Here are a few of my favorites that I recreated:

What’s the prize?   
One random winner will receive two watercolor historic art kits by Kuretake with everything you need to recreate “The Kiss” and “Cafe Terrace at Night”:


Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss”. Includes two preprinted outlines, paint, water brush, palette, and extra paper.


Van Gogh’s “Cafe Terrace at Night”. Includes two pre-printed outlines, pens, water brush. and extra paper.

Winner chosen randomly.

Challenge details:

  • Entries must be posted in the Facebook group: Watercolor – Beginners and Beyond
  • You may enter as often as you want
  • Open to all countries
  • Include the topic hashtag in your post: #famous_art
  • Deadline August 6, 2021, 11:59 pm ET (New York time)
  • Winner announced Sunday, August 8, 2021
  • If you also post your painting on Instagram, tag @watercolorbeginnersandbeyond.   You could be randomly chosen for a QoR watercolor sample dot card.  Two members received the dot cards last week!







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