Masterpiece in Minutes

You have to see it to believe it.

By Lori Preuitt
|  Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011  |  Updated 11:05 AM PDT
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Here's Brian Olsen of "Art in Action" in action.

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There is an artist named Brian Olsen who is a true performance artist.

He creates stunning paintings of sports figures, famous people and heads of corporations in a matter of minutes.  The process is an choreographed event set to music.

His canvas is a canvas, but he doesn't use a paint brush. This is finger painting at its finest.

Olsen was in town doing a private show for a miner's convention, but stopped by to hang out with NBC Bay Area's Bob Redell Wednesday morning.

In a matter of minutes, he painted Jimi Hendrix. Although the finished product looks like a masterpiece, if you watch the raw video at the top of this article you will see he actually did it in four minutes.

Olsen's paintings start at around $1,500.

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