Remember iPad art? British artist Kyle Lambert’s been practicing, and he’s gotten good. Like, photorealism good.
The latest Lambert creation is this jaw-dropping portrait of Morgan Freeman. You almost feel like you can reach out and touch his kind-looking face. It looks so good, it must be a fake, right?
Well, it’s not, and there’s video to prove it. Using the app Procreate, Lambert spent over 200 hours and made over 285,000 brushstrokes, a process that he documented in a transfixing time lapse video. Things start getting really nuts after about the one minute mark:
Morgan isn’t the only celebrity that Lambert’s given the photorealistic treatment to. He also did this portrait of Rihanna:
And Jude Law:
And this famous-looking kitten:
He even did a whole series involving Toy Story characters acting out the plot of The Shining:
Makes those Hockney iPad paintings look a little silly doesn’t it?