There’s a reason the headline of this story didn’t use the word “photograph” to describe the image of Morgan Freeman pictured below. It’s incredible enough that the ridiculously realistic image was created by an oil painter and illustrator — but what’s mind-blowing is the fact that it was created with one finger on an iPad Air.
UK Artist Kyle Lambert told Mashable that he spent just one month creating the painting of Freeman using the iPad app “Procreate.” Lambert is known for uploading time-lapse videos to show off his painting projects, regularly using celebrities for his subjects.
“It captures every brush stroke automatically and you can export it to the camera roll. It has the best canvas size and and video export. It’s the most like Photoshop,” he said.
Watch and be amazed