Assuming the differences between Dr. Henry Jekyll and Mr. Edward Hyde are a matter of personality, carriage, and grooming, just how different do they look from one another? Using police sketch software, an artist envisions the faces of Jekyll and Hyde.
When you think of the famed vampire nobleman Count Dracula, chances are that you envision something along the lines of Bela Lugosi or Gary Oldman's rendition of the undead fiend. But just how close are these depictions to the description of the count in Bram Stoker's original novel?
If your only exposure to the art of compiling police composites comes from CSI or NCIS or ASDFJKL, you might think that modern law enforcement is all supercomputers and enhance machines. If only.
We all use the physical descriptions of literary characters to form an image of how that character might look, but what if you translated these portraits using police software? In his portrait series The Composites, Brian Joseph Davis uses law enforcement composite software to see determine how these characters…
Self-portraitist clickflashwhirr has been snapping shots of her mug every day for over a year—and that's nothing new on the net. But averaging 500 of those snaps into one artificial face? Beautifully creepy.
Veteran CG artist Jim Kazanjian has put together an excellent series of insane, somewhat terrifying composite scenes, like something out of a long, apocalyptic nightmare. Crumbling buildings, flaming wreckage—the images are gorgeously broken, but we're glad they're fakes.
The photos that follow are impossible. But they actually happened. The entries for this week's Shooting Challenge are composites, stacking subjects from the same place at different moments in time. The results will bend your brain in the best ways: