The Pixel Painter

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Published on 24th February 2016 by

Hal Lasko worked as a graphic designer long before it was done on computers, he created all of his art by hand and for print. As an old man and with his eyesight declining his family bought him a computer and taught him how to use Microsoft Paint, now in his 90’s Lasko is producing incredible pieces of art and sells prints to a growing collection of avid fans.

Lasko became obsessed with the program and would spend 10 hours a day creating pixel art, the results were incredible despite his terrible eyesight. This short 9 minute long documentary features the man himself and some of his astonishing works of 8-bit art, you can see more of his work and buy prints of some of his best work at hallasko.com.

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