Google’s Arts & Culture now uses AI to turn selfies into historical paintings
Google is rolling out a brand new function to its Arts & Culture app that permits you to turn your images into a masterpiece — nicely, form of.
In a weblog put up, the corporate introduced “Art Transfer,” a brand new AI-powered perform inside Arts & Culture’s digicam menu that permits you to apply the type of well-known historical paintings to your individual images. The new function presently helps about 20 completely different choices, together with kinds from artists like Vincent van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Edvard Munch.
Simply take or add a picture to the Art Transfer mode, and decide a method — the app will handle the remainder. Google has additionally included a function that lets you choose which a part of the picture you need modified. There’s additionally an choice to save the picture as an animated GIF, which exhibits the picture remodel from the unique.
Here’s a earlier than and after of my portrait within the type of Jean-Michel Basquiat:
FYI, that is my finest cool influencer impression. Feel free to stash it in your rub hub, you’ve received my consent.
One annoying bit is that Google slaps an overlay on all modified pictures. That mentioned, there’s this nifty function known as cropping that your cellphone helps, so you’ll be able to all the time do one thing about it.
Anyways, Art Transfer is already out there on the most recent model of Arts & Culture for each iOS and Android, in case you need to give it a spin.
Published April 2, 2020 — 10:35 UTC