New Yorker Cover: Finger Painting on an iPhone

Every day, the dead tree publications become more digital, so does the New Yorker which appointed artist Jorge Colombo to paint its cover using Brushes, an application for the iPhone. He drew the magazine cover with his fingers while standing for one hour in front of Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in Time Square. Colombo likes the app which allows him to paint in the dark: “Before, unless I had a flashlight or a miner’s hat, I could not draw in the dark.” (When the sun is up, it’s a bit harder, “because of the glare on the phone,” he says.) Brushes Viewer, the companion application, allows to record a video of each step of the drawing, check out the video of Jorge Colombo cover for the New Yorker here. Jorge Colombo will create a new painting each week for the newyorker.com.

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