BOTANICAL DINOSAURS BY CHRIS RODLEY

by Ariadna Zierold

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Artist Chris Rodley used a deep learning algorithm to merge a book of dinosaurs with a book of flower paintings. The images were generated with an online service called DeepArt that lets you upload a “target” image and then apply a visual style to it. For step one he fed the network images of common dinosaurs and then applied the styles of 19th-century fruit engravings and botanical illustrations.

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