Many people are worried about the news that Microsoft announced over the past few days regarding the end of Paint. However, the company also stated that the program will not disappear entirely, but it will cease to be preinstalled on Windows 10, while remaining available for free download at Microsoft’s online store.
With over 30 years in the market, Paint will be replaced by a much more modern version, Paint 3D. Though similar to the classic painting software, the app includes new tools, a new interface and will it be the preset software on devices with the Windows 10 OS.
Even if the changes are for the better, a sense of nostalgia overcomes us when bidding farewell to the apparently basic app, which is why AAL presents a selection of 5 artists that created impressive artwork with Paint.
The artist, who passed away in 2004 at the age of 97, left behind a legacy of beautiful landscapes, trees, flowers and animals he designed with paint, taking tens of hours to create them pixel by pixel. His artwork can be purchased on his website.
The artist created a full book on Paint, which took 10 years to complete. Entitled Camp Redblood and The Essential Revenge, the book started as a film script that is nowadays celebrated even by Microsoft for the drawings’ great amount of details and the artist’s patience to carry out such an effort.
On his website, the artist recorded the creation process of these stunning realistic portraits of Hollywood stars such as Morgan Freeman, Luke Skywalker, and He-Man, among others.
The artist and graphic designer created this landscape resembling Venice with Paint. On his website, the artist claims that we worked a full day to produce the image. He also commented that his teachers took notice of his artistic talents from the time he was a child.
The artist creates realistic drawings and records the process to share it with his followers. In 2013, the uploaded a video in which he draws Santa Claus with Paint’s classic spray tool. The video consists of a speedpaint time lapse video, but the artist revealed that it took him nine hours to complete the artwork.