You’re Never Too Old… 97 Year Old Who Draws Using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95


Meet Hal Lasko, mostly known as Grandpa, a 97-year-old man who uses Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 to create artwork that has been described as “a collision of pointillism and 8-Bit art.” Lasko, who is legally blind, served in WWII drafting directional and weather maps for bombing raids and later worked as a typographer (back when everything is done by hand) for clients such as General Tire, Goodyear and The Cleveland Browns before retiring in the 1970s. Decades after his retirement his family introduced him to Microsoft Paint and he never looked back. Approaching a century in age, Lasko is now having his work shown for the first time in an art exhibition and also has prints for sale online.

The Pixel Painter: A 97 Year Old Man Who Draws Using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 pointillism documentary

The Pixel Painter: A 97 Year Old Man Who Draws Using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 pointillism documentary




The Pixel Painter: A 97 Year Old Man Who Draws Using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 pointillism documentary

Be sure to watch this clip on Hal.  We promise you it will warm your soul:

 

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  1. Ah, I wish my dad could watch this video. I need to show it too him, so maybe he, in his early 60s will become more positive about life, his age and stuff…

    Amazing story! So inspirational!:)
    Thanks guys!

    P.S. I dunno if it’s possible, and I live far away from US, but I wish I could talk to this man.

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