Large bead picture made with PhotoPearls

Examples of large bead pictures made with PhotoPearls software and mounted with double-sided adhesive sheets.

Zlatan Ibrahimović, Sweden


Made with intuitive by Björn Malmström and students at Örtagårds elementary school (Rosengård, Malmö, Sweden).

  • 144,000 beads
  • 1.80 x 1.90 meters

Lovely Days, Sweden


Made by students at Fryshusets Gymnasium (Stockholm, Sweden).

  • 316,800 beads
  • 2.40 x 3.30 meters

The Big Picture Project, USA


44th U.S. President Barack Obama in 372.600 beads

In the year 2009, about a thousand fourth-graders from nearly all U.S. states participated in creating the President Obama picture made with beads.

The Big Picture Project was assembled in Westerly, Rhode Island, and shown to the public for the first time at CHA Summer Super Show in Orlando, with the Orange County Mayor Richard T. Crotty present.

The day before the president’s birthday, The Big Picture Project was displayed to the public and some of the project participants outside the White House.

  • 372,600 beads
  • 9 x 11 ½ foot

Guinness World Records, Ireland


Made with intuitive by Brian Flood and 62 students at Baltinglass school. The bead picture is registered as a world record by Guinness World Records.

  • 430.000 beads
  • 280 x 385 cm

Bead My Ride, Sweden


Car tuning with BEADS! PR event for the launch of the Forza Motorsport game for XBox at Fryshuset in Stockholm together with Microsoft and Audi.

The Last Supper, Sweden


About 1,000 students and educators at the preschool have added 450,000 beads to recreate Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting The Last Supper. With its 1.5 by 7.5 meters, it is one of the world’s largest beaded pixels art.

The painting can be seen in Önsta Gryta church, Västerås, Sweden.

  • about 450,000 pearls
  • 7.50 x 1.50 meters

Guinness World Records, Sweden


The world’s largest bead picture (2015) created by students at Väringaskolan in Sigtuna (Sweden).

The bead picture is registered as a world record by Guinness World Records. The world record can be seen in the departure hall of Terminal 5 at Arlanda (Stockholm, Sweden).

  • 1,680,200 beads
  • 4.65 m x 8.70 m (40 square meters).

The world’s largest bead image made by one individual in one year, Denmark


The project is made by Michael Faurby Hansen and bead picture can be seen at Sportscentre Herning in Denmark.

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  • 1,683,000 beads
  • 2.55 m high and 16.5 m wide