AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Nefertiti

Have you at any time questioned what renowned historical figures like Nefertiti and Cleopatra appeared like in authentic daily life? Well, Bas Uterwijk could be equipped to display you a pretty good guess. The Dutch photographer and electronic artist produces wonderful AI portraits of famed historical figures employing progressive neural community reconstructions. His most current additions to the ongoing series transportation viewers to ancient Egypt, the Renaissance, and 18th-century Europe, among the other time intervals.

To generate these portraits, Uterwijk uploads a lot of references of the person’s likeness to the AI programs. Then, he would make small adjustments to the software until he is glad with the outcome. “These ‘Deep Learning’ networks are skilled with countless numbers of photos of human faces and are capable to develop near-photorealistic persons from scratch or fit uploaded faces in a ‘Latent Space’ of a total of all the things the model has acquired,” Uterwijk explains. “I believe the human encounter has not adjusted drastically above hundreds of years and aside from hairstyles and makeup, individuals that lived extended in the past possibly seemed pretty a great deal like us, but we are utilised to looking at them in the often distorted variations of historical artwork kinds that existed prolonged just before the creation of images.”

Not only does he reimagine genuine-lifestyle royals this kind of as Tutankhamun and Elizabeth I in realistic portraits, but he also applies his electronic manipulations to famous operates of artwork, such as Michelangelo’s David sculpture and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa painting. “Just as images modified the form of classical painting, techniques based on artificial intelligence will start out influencing and inspiring art and (article-)images,” Uterwijk proceeds. “AI purposes are building at an incredible speed and it will influence pretty much all segments of our culture.”

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Dutch artist Bas Uterwijk takes advantage of AI applications to generate realistic portraits of historic figures.

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Cleopatra

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Tutankhamun

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Akhenaten

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Fayum Mummy Portrait

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Fayum Mummy Portrait

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Fayum Mummy Portrait

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Queen Tia

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Idia

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Jesus (based mostly on Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi”)

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

“Mona Lisa”

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Michelangelo’s “David”

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Aphrodite

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Apollo

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

William Shakespeare’s Juliet Capulet

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Judith Leyster

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Elizabeth I

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Vincenzo Catena’s “Portrait of a Youthful Man”

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Sandro Botticelli’s “Portrait of a Young Guy Keeping a Roundel”

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Farmer from “Laren” by Martinus Van Regteren Altena

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Sofonisba Anguissola

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Isabella Brant

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Lilith

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Mary Shelley

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

Anne Lister

AI Portrait by Bas Uterwijk

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