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Revealing Van Gogh: VIDEO

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Lithuanian architect and photographer Tadao Cern recreated one of Van Gogh's most famous self-portraits as a photograph using some digital retouching techniques.

Watch a brief video of the process, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Looks like every bartender in Williamsburg.

    Posted by: Joe | Jan 11, 2013 5:34:56 PM


  2. ^LOL!

    Posted by: Joe | Jan 11, 2013 5:42:11 PM


  3. Looks just like actor Kevin McKidd.

    Posted by: Jon | Jan 11, 2013 5:52:47 PM


  4. Now do the one where you cut off your ear. For reals.

    Posted by: Bollux | Jan 11, 2013 7:30:57 PM


  5. Fantastic!

    Posted by: pertx | Jan 11, 2013 8:17:09 PM


  6. Very cool.

    Posted by: Brian in Texas | Jan 11, 2013 9:21:07 PM


  7. Looks like a top.

    Posted by: Kissyfur | Jan 11, 2013 10:29:01 PM


  8. Kevin McKidd? Really? The only thing they have in common is red hair. McKidd is hot as hell and the Van Gogh photo is kinda creepy, albeit well done...

    Posted by: AriesMatt | Jan 12, 2013 12:48:06 AM


  9. It's not a "photo". It's hyper-realistic digital painting.

    So technically, he just changed the style of the painting.

    Posted by: G.I. Joe | Jan 12, 2013 7:39:23 AM


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    Posted by: junny | Jan 12, 2013 8:08:55 AM


  11. Well, he didn't "convert" anything. With the masking tape holding the blue sheet of paper behind the guy, it pretty much looks like a photo of someone who looked familiar to the original painting - a photo was taken and then simply put into a Photopshop layer mask. He then erased the painting to reveal the photo. Nothing extraordinary here, except finding a lookalike.

    Posted by: JNJ | Jan 12, 2013 9:51:57 AM


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