#PortraitChallenge is a Twitter based weekly drawing Challenge hosted by Virtual Studio (@StudioTeaBreak) - the brainchild of brilliant illustrator Sarah McIntyre. Each Thursday, artists of all abilities are invited to freely interpret an old masterpiece portrait and post the results on Twitter.

After 'Portrait of a Young Black Man', by Alessandro Longhi circa 1760

The Actor Nakamura Tomijuro as a Woman Wearing a Red Cape, woodblock print by Ippitsusai Bunchō,               around 1772 -  Met Museum collection

After "La petite Anglaise" by Jean-Émile Laboureur, 1930

After 'Boy in Sailor Suit', painted in oils by Amedeo Modigliani in 1917.

After a bust of King Charles II, commissioned from Joseph Nollekens by the Royal Society in 1779

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