Hidreley Leli Dião is a Brazilian digital artist who has used artificial intelligence to create realistic portraits how the characters would look The Simpsons in real life.
The results, published on his Instagram account, are so perfect and amazing The images went viral and went around the world.
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“I have been exploring the world of artificial intelligence recently and I can say that it is a world without limits,” the artist told Bored Panda, a website where he also writes and publishes his creations. “With the rise of the AI-assisted art generation, there are virtually no limits to digital art, you just have to be creative and know how to guide the blind hand of the machine,” he said.
The Simpsonthe yellow family created by cartoonist and television producer Matt Groening, is one of the most relevant animated comedy series of all time. With more than 30 uninterrupted seasons on the air in prime time, they are already essential part of global culture. So much so that Hidreley is not the first artist to have tried to turn cartoons into photorealistic portraits.
AI artists and researchers they started to include machine learning frameworks a while ago based on the technology of artificial intelligence to generate highly plausible artificial faces.
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These creations not only demonstrate what AI facial recognition software can do but also underscore the purpose of character design: versions as if they were real people of the characters from The Simpsons reveal the way in which the cartoonists and artists who created the series achieve transmit with a few lines, shapes and colors, the emotions and the personality of the drawings.
Let’s see the result of the creations by Hidreley Leli Diaowhich are published in your account instagram.
Homer is the central character of The Simpsons. Many say that he represents the stereotype of the average American who just goes to the pub with his friends to drink beer, watch television and attend a baseball game. He works at the Springfield Nuclear Plant but is incompetent, clumsy, lazy, and careless. He loves his wife Marge more than anyone and at times he is tender and has a big heart.
She is the wife of Homer and mother of the three children of the marriage: Bart, Lisa and Maggie. She likes art, she paints very well, but her devotion to her family is her main driving force in her daily chores.
Bartholomew J. Simpson is the eldest of Homer and Marge’s children. Always in trouble, he likes to be the center of attention and lives in constant fight and competition with his younger sister, Lisa. He hates school, inherited his love for TV from his father and loves to skate. His idol is Krusty the Clown.
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The middle child of Marge and Homer. She is intelligent, dedicated, loving, responsible and with a strong personality. She does not shut up at all, she faces everyone, she is a feminist and a vegetarian. Lisa is one of the most complex and deep characters in the series. She plays the sax, likes to read, rides a pony and loves her Stacy Malibu doll.
The youngest daughter of the family, her character is really secondary. She doesn’t talk and spends the day sucking on her pacifier. She rarely gets into trouble but she has been the protagonist of one of the most important episodes of the series: Who killed Mr. Burns?
Other Simpsons characters
Unconditional friend of Bart, he sees in him a role model. He looks and behaves like nerd, but is not. His parents separated and spoil him. He lives in love with Lisa and many of the things he does are to get her attention.
He is the son of Chief Górgory, number one of the Springfield police. Lisa’s classmate, he is naive and seems younger than he is.
He is the school bully and one of the bad boys in the neighborhood. Of humble origin, although in appearance he is a basic character, he is complex, deep and even dark. He likes to hit the little ones and make fun of everyone, but deep down he is a sensitive and tormented child.
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Owner of the city tavern, he is a somewhat despicable being, greedy, distrustful and grumpy. He participates in illegal activities (gambling, scams, selling alcohol during prohibition, animal trafficking, etc.) and is always looking to get some financial advantage out of everything. He was attracted to Flanders’ wife and woos Marge whenever he can.
Charles Montgomery Burns is a billionaire owner of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and the city’s richest and most powerful citizen. He is vile, corrupt, selfish and usually uses his power and money to do whatever comes to mind without thinking about the consequences or anyone other than himself.
Waylon Smithers is Burns’ loyal and sycophantic private secretary, as well as his confidant, adviser, chauffeur, butler and secret admirer.
He is the neighbor of the Simpson family. He was married to Maude – who died in the middle of the series – and is the father of two children, Rod and Todd, whom he now raises alone. He is hated and at the same time admired by Homer. A devout Christian, his life is guided and directed by the precepts of the Church that he attends every week. He is friendly, generous and compassionate.
He was the kingpin of the Springfield mob and embodied the stereotype of an Italian-American mob boss. He was cold, calculating, he had no mercy for his enemies, but he did code. He passed away during the series and his position as mob boss was filled by his brother.