Work Continues Mapping the Brushstrokes of Famous Masterpieces
Once I created a brushstroke map of Edvard Munch's The Scream, I thought it would be cool to have brush stroke mappings for more iconic artworks. So I googled "famous paintings" and was presented with a rather long list. Interestingly The Scream was in the top three along with da Vinci's Mona Lisa and Van Gogh's Starry Night. Well, why not do the top three. So work has begun an creating a stroke map for The Mona Lisa. In the following image, the AI has taken care of laying down an underpainting, or what would have been called a cartoon in da Vinci's time.
I am now going into it by hand and finger-swiping my best guess as to how da Vinci would have applied his brushstrokes. Will post the final results as well as provide access to the Elasticsearch database with all the strokes as soon as it is finished. My hope is that the creation of the brushstroke mappings can be used to better understand these artists, and how artists create art in general.