Art Battle – A Visual Throwdown

Painting Art Battle

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to participate at Art Battle 54.  Art Battle?  Was that like a visual snub-off where fellow artists paint preposterous pictures of their competitor’s mother?  It was billed as a live competitive painting event where painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. What ever the case, I was eager to find out!

Until I heard of Art Battle, I never came across the idea of competitive painting.  Painting up until that point was a very private process that was usually spanned the course of days, if not weeks but to have the opportunity to unveil the illusion of art making was very attractive.

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