Replaceface is a website where portraits are being done in a more or less noble manner. The concept (found on My Modern Met) is based on the works of George Dawe, an English artist who painted no less than 329 portraits of Russian generals active during Napoleon’s invasion of Russia for the Military Gallery of the Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia. The author of these particular celebrity portraits is not mentioned on the official website. What we do know is that, following the example of George Dawe, new “generals” were created: “I’m using digital copies of these paintings as a basis for my own work which involves incorporating my friends, family and even some celebrities into the paintings using Photoshop“-says the developers of the portraits below. There are no information on the website regarding the possibility of having your own portrait done this way. But the question is: would you like to?
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