June 17, 2019
Scott Eaton, artist, creative technologist and Lenovo user, is pushing the boundaries of how art is created today, and showing what we can expect in the future as AI technologies become more prevalent in media & entertainment tools and workflows
Combining his interests in photography, anatomy and machine learning, Scott has created a generative design solution that is able to understand and represent human form from simple human inputs. By training his AI model on hundreds of thousands of photographs from his database of athletes and figures, his solution transforms an artist’s simple gesture drawing or sketch into a high-resolution photographic representation.
AI has the potential to help us expand our visual language. Generative AI models are capable of doing sophisticated transformation and interpretations of human inputs, and often give back unexpectedly ‘creative’ results. These sorts of models will enable a type of creative collaboration between artist and machine that will expand the design space we can explore and thereby broaden our horizon of creative possibilities.