Using AI (artificial intelligence) to draw portraits has become a popular trend among internet users. With the development of AI, portrait drawing has become simpler and easier than ever. Users just need to describe the topic of the painting they want to draw in text, choose their favorite style and AI will create a painting that will completely surprise you.
Realizing that AI has the ability to create portraits of historical figures or characters only described through poetry, Chinese graphics experts used artificial intelligence to recreate faces. them in the most authentic way.
Recently, a series of images of the terracotta army in Qin Shi Huang’s tomb have been widely shared and attracted hundreds of thousands of views and discussions on social networks. Let’s admire this set of photos!
The Terracotta Army or Qin Shi Huang Horse Statue is a complex of terracotta human and horse statues placed in the tomb of Qin Shi Huang. The Terracotta Army was discovered on March 29, 1974 near Xi’an city, Shaanxi province, northwest China.
The Terracotta Army is a complex of terracotta human and horse statues placed in the tomb of Qin Shi Huang. (Photo: Sohu)
The Terracotta Army was buried under Emperor Qin Shi Huang of the Qin Dynasty, during 210-209 BC. The terracotta army was built next to it to protect Qin Shi Huang after his death.
Since its discovery in 1974, archaeological excavations have continued in recent times. The excavation took a long time because the terracotta soldiers and horses were very fragile and protecting these statues was very difficult. The statues of soldiers and horses are molded from clay, fired in a furnace at low temperatures, and after firing, a layer of paint is applied to the outside to increase durability. According to archaeologists, no other statue has the same face, size, and paint color, as vivid as a real army.
AI relied on the statues of the terracotta army to reconstruct their real faces, (Photo: Sohu)
To date, 8,099 statues have been excavated from the ground. Human statues include infantrymen, archers, generals in an upright or crouching position holding bows, halberds, spears, spears, bronze-clad swords… these are weapons used in China during the period. there. In addition to the statues of soldiers and horses, statues of chariots with life-like size and sophistication were also discovered in the military and horse statues area. The statue complex is placed in 3 separate crypts, the 4th crypt is empty. It is said that the first tomb has a statue of 6,000 soldiers and horses, the main army of Qin Shi Huang. The first crypt is located on the west side of the Mausoleum. The second crypt contains about 1,400 statues of cavalry and infantry accompanying chariots, which are considered police troops, on an area of 19,659 m². The third crypt contains command teams of different levels and a four-horse chariot on an area of 1524 m² with 68 statues.
Photo of the terracotta army taking selfies in a modern style. (Photo: Sohu)
The statues in the terracotta army range in height from 175 – 190 cm. Each statue is different in gestures and facial expressions, some even have different colors.
Most of the photos are selfies of the terracotta soldiers. (Photo: Sohu)
AI has relied on statues to create photos that make viewers rub their eyes several times because they are so realistic. Most of the photos are selfies of the terracotta soldiers. The setting ranges from ancient times to modern times. The most surprising thing is that the terracotta army is real people, only some are statues.
2. Eight Flags Army
Image of the Eight Banners army of the Qing Dynasty in an ancient painting. (Photo: Sohu)
The Manchu Eight Flags, also known as the Eight Banners, is a military organization typical of the Manchu people and also a powerful army during the Qing Dynasty. According to Qing History, the Eight Banners was an army established under Nurhaci’s reign. Initially, Nurhaci divided his army into 4 flags, respectively according to the flag colors: Yellow flag (yellow), Bach flag (white), Hong flag (red) and Lam flag (blue). After completing the unification of the Jurchen tribes, Nurhaci had a large military force. He increased the army to four more flags, including the Xiang Huang flag, the Xiang Bai flag, the Xiang Hong flag and the Xiang Lam flag. The Eight Banners of Manchuria contributed significantly to the war between the Qing and Ming dynasties.
The yellow flag army belongs to the Eight Flags of Manchuria. (Photo: Sohu)
Each flag will have 7,500 troops, a total of 60,000 troops in the Eight Banners. The number of Bat Ky troops continuously increased after each conquest. By 1626, during the first Ninh Vien campaign, the number of Bat Ky troops was 130,000.
The AI created a Manchurian Eight Flag army in modern times. (Photo: Sohu)
The Xianghuang Qi is the most intelligent and noble force, directly controlled by Nurhaci. The remaining seven periods he entrusted to his sons and close relatives to command.
AI created a selfie of the Eight Banners army. (Photo: Sohu)
In the Eight Flags Army, there are almost no Han people. The Han people who enlist will be placed in Luc barracks (6 barracks reserved for Han people joining the army). At its most powerful, the Qing Dynasty had 250,000 Eight Flags troops and 650,000 Six Camps troops.
The Bat Ky army has very high fighting power, is strictly disciplined and is fully equipped. In addition to conventional weapons, the Bat Ky army also has guns, artillery and cannons.
AI has created an extremely interesting set of photos about the Eight Flags army. (Photo: Sohu)
During the Qing Dynasty, Bat Ky barracks were scattered across the country, to prevent and quickly quell rebellions by the Han people.
The Qing Dynasty took the Eight Banners system as the basic system, so the descendants of the Eight Banners always had certain privileges, from education, examinations, to economics and military.
This completely new style has surprised and delighted many people with AI’s creativity. (Photo: Sohu)
Based on old paintings and documents, AI has created many photos of the Eight Flags army. Besides modern-style selfies, AI also provides many portraits of this army when using motorbikes. This completely new style has surprised and delighted many people with the creativity of artificial intelligence.
Indeed, the set of photos of the two armies under the “molding” hands of AI has attracted hundreds of thousands of views and shares. Many netizens said they were extremely surprised because the photos were so vivid.
Source: Sohu, Baidu