Tags: morgan freeman | viral | picture | ipad | finger | painting

Morgan Freeman Viral Picture Is an iPad Finger Painting (Video)

Tuesday, 03 Dec 2013 10:44 AM

By Alexandra Ward

A picture of Morgan Freeman has taken the Internet by storm, but paparazzi had nothing to do with all the buzz. The amazing photorealistic portrait making headlines was created on an iPad using a finger-painting app.

Kyle Lambert, an artist from the U.K., spent 200 hours over the course of a month carefully constructing the Freeman painting using just one finger and something called Procreate, which is billed as "the most powerful and intuitive digital illustration app available for iPad."

"It captures every brush stroke automatically and you can export it to the camera roll," Lambert told Mashable. "It has the best canvas size and video export. It’s the most like Photoshop."

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

The time lapse video of Lambert's Freeman painting drew more than 1.3 million YouTube views in just 24 hours as users gushed over his skill.

"This is incredible!" one person wrote. "The life-like painting of Morgan Freeman was done with an artist's finger on an iPad Air. I can only draw smiley faces."

"How the... what… in the... and all this time, I've been playing freakin' fruit ninja on my iPad," someone else posted. "This is so inspiring."

"Holy CRAP! This is incredible!" another user commented. "You truly have an incredible gift. And some awesome patience to boot! Thank you for sharing this with us."

This isn't Lambert's first iPad finger painting. On his YouTube channel, the artist has posted time-lapses of all kinds of celebrity portraits from Rihanna, Megan Fox, Madonna, and David Beckham to Jennifer Aniston, Will Smith, Beyonce, and even President Barack Obama.




Editor's Note: ObamaCare Is Here. Are You Prepared?

Related Stories:

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Glassdoor: 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015 Topped by Tech, Healthcare

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 20:19 PM

Glassdoor has released its inaugural report 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015, and jobs in technology, healthcare, and pr . . .

Ludacris Custody Battle: Rapper Wins Full Custody of 13-Month-Old Cai

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 19:37 PM

In a custody battle for his daughter, rapper and actor Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, has been granted full . . .

Easter Island Mystery Solved? Research Suggests Cause of Demise

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 19:13 PM

New research is shedding light on the Easter Island mystery concerning what caused the downfall of the natives of the is . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved