This AI Turns Your Headshot Into A Renaissance Masterpeace #ArtTuesday

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Via Boing Boing:

AI Portraits does an amazing job of creating original portraits based on photos of faces. The generative network was trained with 45,000 portrait images.

According to the folks who made AI Portraits, “Portrait masters rarely paint smiling people because smiles and laughter were commonly associated with a more comic aspect of genre painting, and because the display of such an overt expression as smiling can seem to distort the face of the sitter. This inability of artificial intelligence to reproduce our smiles is teaching us something about the history of art.”

Read more, you can also head over to Design You Trust and see more celebrity portraits, or make your own at AI Portraits! **Notice, the site became so popular so quickly they had to take it down. As of 8/1/2019 the link is not working.


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