Large bead picture made with PhotoPearls

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

Zlatan Ibrahimović

2005

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

2008

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

  • 316,800 beads
  • 2.40 x 3.30 meters

The Big Picture Project

2009

President Barack Obama in 372.600 beads

About a thousand fourth-graders from nearly all U.S. states participated in the creation of the President Obama picture made with beads. 

The bead picture was assembled in Westerly, Rhode Island. After Westerly it was displayed 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 was displayed to the public outside the White House. 

The tour ended with a media event in New York.

  • 372,600 beads
  • 9 x 11 ½ foot

Guinness World Records in Ireland

2010

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

2009

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

2011

Made by Önsta Gryta church congregation in Västerås, Sweden.

  • about 450,000 pearls
  • 7.50 x 1.50 meters

Guinness World Records

2015

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

2018

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

Follow Michael’s fantastic work at perlerekord.dk or facebook.com/perlerkord

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

About PhotoPearls pattern maker

PhotoPearls makes it possible for you to transform your digital photos into beaded art to hang in your home, or to give away as a unique gift.

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Software instructions

A Beginner’s Guide on how to create bead-by-number patterns.

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Assembly instructions

How to assemble your PhotoPearls bead project with double-sided adhesive sheets.

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