3D Rendering Of Classic Painting Brings 17th Century Drama To Life [Video]

3D Rendering Of Classic Painting Brings 17th Century Drama To Life [Video]

One 3D artist found his muse in an epic depiction of war.

Rachel Pincus
  • 25 march 2014

While technology has the power to link us with people and places around the world, it also help us better connect with the cultural masterpieces of the past. After being challenged by his wife, Hungarian 3D artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas (Ekho for short) mapped Gyula Benczúr‘s “The Recapture of Buda in 1686” onto a 3D frame, creating a world that the viewer can almost walk through. Even more impressively, Ekho managed to complete the project by himself with relatively dated equipment, while similar fly-through 3D projects take an entire team of people to complete.

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