Amazing Machine Helps Anyone Draw a Self-Portrait

Amazing Machine Helps Anyone Draw a Self-Portrait

Gregory Han
Jul 11, 2012

Kyle McDonald and Matt Mets' "Blind Self Portrait Machine" is a dream come true for those born without the artistic gene. Sit in front of the device (made from parts from a MakerBot 3D printer), hold a pen, and the device uses a digital camera to track your features and guide your hand to "draw" a portrait!

While the visitor keeps their eyes shut, a moving platform guides a pen in their hand to draw a self-portrait, using computer vision to track their face and generate a line drawing. The result is a machine-aided drawing, a self-portrait you could never draw.

The technical backend details available over at GitHub.

Via MAKE Blog

moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt