It shouldn’t be terribly surprising that artists can do amazing stuff with computers nowadays.
Monsters destroy cities in the movies and people fly and turn invisible, for example.
And a new school of 3D artists has taken to creating some astounding imagery of human beings without using a single real human.
Check out these images that come to us from CGTrader, a blog cataloging the happenings of the 3D art world.
Artist Alex Huguet on his work on this picture: 'I'm not too happy with it but I don't think I will keep tweaking it anymore.'
This picture is computer-generated, but the person portrayed is real. He's Markus Ruhl, a bodybuilder who got started when a soccer injury took him out of the game.
Artist Zbynek Kysela created this image while trying to make the subject seems as 'alive' as possible.e
Let's get medieval. Here's a scary imagining of what a ruler/warrior may have looked like in the Middle Ages.
This is a Mursi tribesman from Southwestern Ethiopia -- there are about 7,500 of them left in the world.
Beijing opera is a famous Chinese theatre style that makes heavy use of makeup. Here a player is preparing for a show.
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