See how Amy Masters of Dayton, Wyo. created her Mini Masterpiece entry, “Ritratto di Pablo Picasso” by Gabriele Donelli.

1. I chose a white tip to keep my colors true and vibrant. Gel-polish and an 8mm line brush were my go-tos for this.

2. Gel paint is best to create fine detail. The thicker consistancy allows for more control when outlining.

3. Paint the background black. It's amazing how the final touches make the portrait pop.

4. Finish with a matte top coat. 

The original painting.