50 Awesome Speed Paintings for Your Inspiration

Originally speed paintings were traditional paintings done on a short time budget. When digital art hit the scene for real some years back, the term as we know it was given a more including meaning. The speed paintings we will have a look at today, are painted digitally using mainly Photoshop or Sketchbook Pro. The paintings have been shot using screen capture software and turned into time-lapse videos. The work has usually taken a few hours to create and has been speeded up to become a video that is between 3 and a half to 10 minutes long.

50 Awesome Speed Paintings for Your Inspiration


Many of us find inspiration in watching other peoples work. This time you will get to see some of the best speed/time-lapse paintings from YouTube. Starting with nothing, these artists have painted some really amazing pieces. They have been divided into a few different categories. Click the images to see the videos. We hope you can find some inspiration here today!

TV Shows

Sawyer - Lost
Sawyer - Lost

John Locke – Lost
John Locke – Lost

Quinn Fabray – Glee
Quinn Fabray – Glee

Alf
Alf

Prison Break
Prison Break

The X-files
The X-files

Music

Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan

Slash
Slash

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

Travis Barker
Travis Barker

Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne

Kanye West
Kanye West

Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain

Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury

John Lennon
John Lennon

Luciano Pavarotti
Luciano Pavarotti

Movies

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes

The Godfather
The Godfather

Alice In Wonderland – Mad Hatter
Alice In Wonderland – Mad Hatter

Captain Jack Sparrow – Pirates of the Caribbean
Captain Jack Sparrow – Pirates of the Caribbean

Avatar
Avatar

Indiana Jones
Indiana Jones

Wolverine Caricature
Wolverine Caricature

Ironman
Ironman

Optimus Prime - Transformers
Optimus Prime - Transformers

Batman – The Dark Knight
Batman – The Dark Knight

Spiderman 3
Spiderman 3

Voldemort - Harry Potter
Voldemort - Harry Potter

Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda

Actresses

Megan Fox
Megan Fox

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie

Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz

Games

Assassins Creed
Assassins Creed

Master Chief - Halo
Master Chief - Halo

Modern Warfare 2
Modern Warfare 2

Animals

Eagle
Eagle

Tiger
Tiger

Little Cat
Little Cat

Cars

Ford Mustang
Ford Mustang

Aston Martin
Aston Martin

Formula 1
Formula 1

People - Various

Barack Obama
Barack Obama

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein

Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr

Gandhi
Gandhi

Paul Teutul Sr (Orange County Choppers)
Paul Teutul Sr (Orange County Choppers)

Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali

Other

Robot
Robot

The Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa

Thor – The God of Thunder
Thor – The God of Thunder

Conclusion

We hope you have enjoyed these 50 speed paintings by talented artists. There are hundreds of more of them available on YouTube if you want to explore this topic further. We would love to hear what you think in the comments and remember to share this collection!