Reply to post: 2D inkjet printers... and advanced fine art reproduction

Forget DeepFakes. This robo-Rembrandt with AI for brains is not bad at knocking off paintings

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2D inkjet printers... and advanced fine art reproduction

... only basic and office models use four inks. Entry level prosumer photo printers usually use at least eight, and pro models 10-12 inks.

What they did was also already made, albeit with more sophisticated imaging systems:

https://www.designboom.com/art/oce-3d-printer-creates-identical-reproductions-of-fine-art-paintings-09-30-2013/

https://www.3dprinter.net/canon-and-fujifilm-3d-print-van-gogh-and-rembrandt

https://hexus.net/tech/news/peripherals/86429-canon-demonstrates-printing-realistic-artistic-textures/

It looks the novelty of their approach was using AI instead of more sophisticated 3D imaging, but I think from a simple 2D photo it could miss details. Correcting colors for light conditions is something photographers learn early, from simple white balance to more complex profiles - even if today sometimes it is complicated by non-continuous spectrum lights.

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