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June 25 2017

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asylum-art:

New Printing Tech Allows the Blind to Touch Priceless Paintings

Visitors aren’t touching the original paintings themselves, exactly. They’re touching an extremely high-resolution replica of each painting. The exhibit at Madrid’s Prado Museum, called Hoy toca el Prado, or Touch The Prado, is the product of a new printing process invented in Spain called Didú. Developed by a printing studio called Estudios Durero, Didú produces physical objects a bit like a 3D printer would—except using a completely different chemical process.

The process begins with a high-resolution photo of the painting. The employees at Durero select textures and features that make sense to enhance for the blind. In this aspect, small details, which may appear insignificant at first sight, can be fundamental in understanding the composition or the theme developed in each image. After around forty hours of work on each image, the volumes and textures are defined and printed with special ink. Then a chemical method is applied that gives volume to the initially flat elements. On these, the real image with the original colours is printed, at a suitable size so that it can be touched and reached with the hands.

Via: Gizmodo

Touching the Prado. Didú from Estudios Durero on Vimeo.

This is so incredible holy shit take me there

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princesstoaster:

Ball is afterlife

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a cool astronomy fact

princeowl:

the sun is on fire because it listened to my mixtape 

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supersonicyouth:

Gustav Klimt

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wickedlovelyperfectlyimperfect:

This is a picture from the Curiosity Rover on Mars showing Earth from the Perspective of Mars. You are literally looking at your home from the Perspective of another planet. Epic times indeed

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June 22 2017

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June 21 2017

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