Google is swiftly incorporating generative AI into various applications, from composing emails to enhancing photos. Recently, the tech giant unveiled a new feature named Art Selfie 2 in its ‘Art & Culture’ app, allowing users to take a selfie and envision themselves within the context of various renowned paintings.
In an official blog post, Google highlighted that this generative AI-powered feature currently offers ‘over 25 historical and cultural styles’ for users to explore, with additional styles slated for future release.
Google Art Selfie 2 enables users to capture a selfie either individually or with friends, seamlessly blending their faces into a chosen scenario.
By using Google Art Selfie, Users have the option to select from an array of styles, such as an explorer scaling Mount Everest, a medieval knight adorned in armor, or even an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. Throughout the image generation process, the feature also provides interesting facts related to the chosen style.
Once the image is complete, users can download it and access additional information, including details about artistic movements, locations, and historical context related to their chosen theme by selecting the ‘Read More’ button.
Here’s how to paint your own masterpiece
1. Grab your brush (the Google Art & Culture app) and download it.
2. Open the app and get ready to be transported. Art Selfie 2 might greet you on the main stage, but if not, head to the Play tab and tap the magic button.
3. Give the camera access and strike your best pose! Solo or squad selfies, Art Selfie 2 welcomes all.
4. Browse the gallery of artistic eras and locales. Will you be a pharaoh basking in desert sunsets, a samurai warrior wielding your inner zen, or maybe a vibrant Frida Kahlo channeling your creative fire?
5. As your digital canvas comes to life, fascinating facts about the chosen style appear, like brushstrokes of knowledge. Immerse yourself in the history and context before…
6. Voila! Your personalized masterpiece is ready to download, share, and flaunt. And if the inspiration strikes, hit the “refresh” button for a new artistic adventure.
But the fun doesn’t stop there. Delve deeper by clicking “Read More” and explore related stories, uncover hidden details of the artwork, and even discover artifacts from the era. Art Selfie 2 isn’t just a selfie upgrade, it’s a gateway to whole new worlds.
So, ditch the tired duck face and unleash your inner Picasso. It’s time to paint your own story, pixel by pixel, with Art Selfie 2. The only question is, where will your artistic journey take you first?