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The Pixel Painter (2013)



In 2005, when Hal Lasko, a traditional painter, became vision-impaired, he switched to MS Paint and has since created more than 150 digital works of art. His blindness prevents him from viewing his own paintings in their totality, but he continues to work on them pixel by pixel.

He recites Joyce Kilmer's poem Trees.
 
I think that I shall never see
 A poem lovely as a tree.
 
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the sweet earth's flowing breast;
  
A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
  
A tree that may in summer wear 
A nest of robins in her hair;
   
Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.
  
Poems Paintings are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.


Why hasn't God ever made a pixel painting?

Wired Article: This 98-Year-Old Man Spent 13 Years Creating Remarkable Art in MS Paint

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Motorville (2013)

The filmmaker, Patrick Jean says Simpsons is his main inspiration for this film. Oil is the new beer!

Also see his other films on his website. My favorite is Pixels, which is being adapted by Sony Pictures/Columbia for the big screen; it's a much awaited film for those of us born in the 8-bit era.

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