Realtime Facial Capture – UE5 Metahuman

July 27, 2022 by · Leave a Comment 

Testing UE5 Metahuman Creator.

MegaPortraits – Megapixel Neural Head Avatars

July 27, 2022 by · Leave a Comment 

“We propose a system for the one-shot creation of high-resolution human avatars, called megapixel portraits or MegaPortraits for short …. Our model imposes the motion of the driving frame (i.e., the head pose and the facial expression) onto the appearance of the source frame to produce an output image.”

Stina Wine: Inspiration Catalyst

July 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

“The wine Stina comes from the Adriatic island of Brač, known for its beautiful nature and its snow white stone. The island and its stone have always been the source of inspiration to many sculptors, poets, painters and novelists. Like the island Brač, the wine Stina inspires everyone who tastes it. Stina’s label is blank and open to everyone’s creativity.”
Bruketa & Zinic

Balancing One Feather on Thirteen Palm Tree Stems

March 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Centered awareness and life of balance.
(12:30 min)

George Lois on Creative Process

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

George Lois, art director and provocateur, on formulating his concepts.

500 Years Female Portraits in Western Art

April 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The essence of a quintessential and timeless woman.
(Bach’s Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 performed by Yo-Yo Ma)

KARA on Awareness

March 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Kara by David Gage, Quantic Dream.

On Seeing. EG at Monterey Conference Center

February 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

EG Conference is a gathering of people in media, technology, entertainment and education. Location: Monterey, California.

Swiss Tourism: It’s not All Mountains and Cows

April 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A flashier experience in the land of chocolate and cheese.

Sapolsky on the Science of Pleasure

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Sapolsky, professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, compares dopamine levels in monkeys and humans.

Sapolsky argues that in both, “Dopamine is not about pleasure, it’s about the anticipation of pleasure.” The difference from monkeys is that humans “keep dopamine levels up for decades waiting for the reward.”

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