Linify "draws" photos with straight lines


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#2

Link in the article seems broken to me. EDIT: FIXED!

http://imgur.com/3pTweoq


#3

The effect is ghostly yet technical, resembling something human-drawn but not enough to be confused as such.

Although it may be confused with a drawing on paper that was later very well creased and then dampened.


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I put in an image of a straight line and got this:

http://imgur.com/qfTaQb4


#6

just look at it


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#9

What does the backside look like?


#10

My nephew everyone! Just look at them chubby cheeks!

http://imgur.com/DdEYYZF


#11

Fairly accurate reproduction… Why to all y’alls look so odd?


#12

Two-year-old with Fozzie Bear.


#13

This is giving me flashbacks of the string-art projects I did as a kid in the 1970s.


#14

I’m actually more fascinated by the ones that don’t work well.

http://imgur.com/h8XXSRg

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#15

Mondrian works better than Lichtenstein…


#16

You have to wait a while, but upping the line count to 20,000 (unsurprisingly) leads to better results in the failure cases.

http://imgur.com/IKBOBMF

(compare to https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonthegm/5963582091)


#17

It’s a little rough on Jackson Pollack too.


But I think I prefer the Linified version.


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http://imgur.com/tLbrnWU


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