Sherlock’s Mycroft Holmes painted in two minutes…

See a blank screen transformed into Mark Gatiss as Mycroft Holmes, complete with smart suit and that umbrella

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Painting a picture of Mark Gatiss as Mycroft Holmes from BBC drama Sherlock may actually take 7 to 8 hours. But in this cool time-lapse video, the likeness of the show’s co-creator takes just over two minutes. 

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The video was posted by YouTube users speedportraits. As if by magic the painting arrives.  Mycroft’s pristine suit in place, as is that knowing look and his iconic umbrella. 

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See the work unfold here: