Art and the human form

– new techniques to aid perfect replication

“Artists – be they painters, sculptors, authors or poets – all strive to capture real aspects of the human condition.  In order for their craft to reach out to people, they must recreate, as perfectly as possible, human voice, emotion or appearance.  For sculptors, this task has been harder than most – indeed, it has been virtually impossible to create a flawless copy of a person – until now.

Thanks to ground-breaking research carried out by digital media lecturer Anneke Pettican, there is now a way of perfectly replicating ourselves using the photographic process.

Instead of the traditional method of working from a two-dimensional image, this innovative use of technology allows artists to capture their models in three dimensions, promoting a wider exploration of poise and character.”

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Art and the human form – new techniques to aid perfect replication

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