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Electronic makeup. The sci-fi future of beauty?

Creepy or beautiful? Projected “makeup” may or may not translate into actual beauty techniques of the future, but this is a compelling example of the body as a canvas…

 

(From Gizmodo)

 

“Nobumichi Asai has used projection mapping to put CGI onto cars, docks, building and more. His latest canvas? A real, live human face.

 

Asai used Omote, a combination of real-time face tracking and projection mapping to transform a model’s face into mesmerizing patterns. Slash Gear calls it “electronic makeup”, but as you will see in the (creepy-ish) video, it goes much, much beyond anything makeup can possibly do…”

 

OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING.

OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING. from something wonderful on Vimeo.

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…Have you felt the Alice in Wonderland quality of everyday life?

On daydreaming, New York City, writing, art, the Alice in Wonderland quality of everyday life, and the beauty of walking…

 

Enjoy this meditation on life with delightful and wise artist Maira Kalman (thank you Brain Pickings) –

 

“We always are in this in-between world of “Is this a dream? Is this really happening? Are we in costume? Who are we?”

 

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A surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and two bewildered girls…

 

An eerie and wonderful animation from 1917 – feast your eyes!

 

A fairy brings two dolls to life, part of a short lived stop-motion puppet series by animator Howard S. Moss, adapted from a series of books entitled Motoys in Life published by Toyland Publishing Company. Origin of American animation 1900-1921 describes the film as “Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden… [a] surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title.” (The Public Domain Review)

 

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