How iPad Fingerpainting Turned This Mercedes Into A Work Of Art

The fingerpainted car on display at Expo Arte in Italy. Courtesy Matthew Watkins.
The fingerpainted car on display at Expo Arte in Italy. Courtesy Matthew Watkins.

The signature of the artist on the customized skin. Courtesy Matthew Watkins.

 

iPad artist Matthew Watkins let his fingers do the walking to turn this Mercedes-Benz SLK Diesel convertible into a work of art.

It took about a week, some dexterity with a glue gun and a few thousand dollars.

President Obama Autographs An iPad

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Despite the wary uncertainty of several Secret Service agents, Sylvester Cann was able to get President Obama to autograph his iPad at a recent rally at the University of Washington in Seattle. Much to Apple’s chagrin, the autograph was captured through their arch-nemesis Adobe’s Adobe Ideas app.

Obama — cool as a cucumber — seems to have been a sport about it all: he reportedly thought autographing an iPad was pretty awesome.