Above is a painting of Morgan Freeman. It’s not a photo. Perhaps it’s based on a photo, but what you’re looking at is actually an illustration.
Artist Kyle Lambert has nailed it. It really looks like a picture of Morgan Freeman. Furthermore, the artist actually made a time-lapse video of his work, which took him over 200 hours to paint. Watch it below:
If you want to try it for yourself, check out Procreate. It’s on the App Store for $5.99. Based on his work, it can do some amazing things in the right hands.