The Pixel Painter // by Josh Bogdan & Ryan Lasko
“When I lost my eyesight, I thought that my painting days were over”.
A touching and uplifting portrait from Ryan Lasko and Josh Bogdan about Ryan’s grandfather, Hal, who worked as a graphic designer before computers were utilized in the industry. After being diagnosed with blindness in the center of his vision, he turned to Microsoft Paint as a way to overcome his medical limitations. Hal’s youthful spirit shines through his vibrant Pixel Paintings- where he thinks the pixilation- is the best part. The title of his newest creation, Space Highways, is a reflection of Hal’s ability to embrace the future and to happily step into the unknown.
Director: Josh Bogdan (joshbogdan.com)
Director: Ryan Lasko (ryanlasko.com)
Editor/Writer: Josh Bogdan
Director of Photography: Topaz Adizes (topazadizes.com)
Original Music: Jarrod Pedone (JarrodPedone.com)
Original Music: Tyler H. Brown (thbproductions.com)
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All artwork images used in this video are the exclusive property of Harold Lasko. All rights reserved. Any other use of these artwork images, without expressed written consent is strictly prohibited.