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Deep Learning Smart Paintbrush Turns Doodles Into Photorealistic Images

A deep learning AI model developed by NVIDIA Research has been seen turning rough doodles into photorealistic images with astonishing ease. The tool leverages generative adversarial networks, or GANs, to convert segmentation maps into lifelike images. The interactive app using the model, in a lighthearted nod to the post-Impressionist painter, has been christened GauGAN. Post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin GauGAN could offer a powerful tool for creating virtual worlds to everyone from architects and urban planners to landscape designers and game developers. With an AI that understands how the real world looks,…

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This Guy Combines Animals in Photoshop and Now I Dont Know Whats Real

Since 2012, Arne Olav Gurvin Fredriksen aka Gyyporama, has been casually combining animals in Photoshop, creating quirky hybrids that have spread far and wide online. A Norwegian electronics engineer by day, Fredriksen says the hybrids are a fun hobby for him and he routinely shares his work on Instagram and reddit. Take a gander at some of Arne’s most popular hybrids below. If you’ve wasted hours on the Internet you’ve probably come across a few of them in the ‘wild’ and just never knew who the creator was 🙂 For…

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This Woman Cant Stop Photoshopping Trumps Face Onto the Queens (Top 50)

“It’s not about politics. It’s about the magic of Photoshop and making you laugh,” says New Jersey-based graphic designer Michal Krauthamer. The origin story is a simple one: She wanted to practice her photoshop skills so she tried photoshopping Donald Trump’s face onto Queen Elizabeth’s. She shared it with her friends who thought it was hilarious so she made more. Eventually she published an album on Facebook and it snowballed from there; Trump Queen was born. Below you will find the Sifter’s faves, but be sure to check out many…

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This Guy Cant Stop Photoshopping Himself Into Kendall Jenners Instagram Pics

@KirbyJenner is a self-described “Amateur Model / Lover of all things / Fraternal Twin of Kendall Jenner”. He’s also really good at Photoshop, and has used that skill to insert himself into Kendall Jenner’s Instagram pics. The cheeky ‘shops have garnered the digital artist a rabid following of his own, and his (verified) Instagram account now boasts nearly 500,000 followers. One reason why is that his Photoshops are above-average quality. He takes time to try to match the tones and lighting and it shows. Below you will find some of…

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