How To Turn Any Photo Into A Painting With Google Arts & Culture App

Google has added a new ‘Art Transfer’ feature in its Google Arts & Culture app. It uses AI to make your own images to look like popular paintings. Read more to find How To Turn Any Photo Into A Painting With Google Arts & Culture App

The Google Arts & Culture app has been offering interesting features to keep users interested. Earlier, the museum selfie match feature became very popular.

Now, the popular app allows users to apply characteristics of popular paintings to their own images. For example, you can add the Vincent van Gogh’s swirling movement to your favorite shot.

“Thanks to cultural institutions from around the world, such as the UK’s National Gallery and Japan’s MOA Museum of Art, we’re able to feature artists like van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, Edvard Munch or Leonardo da Vinci,” Google said on its blog post.

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To make this possible, the Art Transfer feature uses Google AI. Once you click a photo and select a style, the unique algorithmic turns it into a classic painting.

“Art Transfer is powered by an algorithmic model created by Google AI. Once you snap your photo and select a style, Art Transfer doesn’t just blend the two things or simply overlay your image. Instead, it kicks off a unique algorithmic recreation of your photo inspired by the specific art style you have chosen… And all of it happens right on your device without the help of the cloud or your image being processed online.” the blog added.

To try the new feature, you’ll first need to download the latest version of the Google Arts & Culture app. It is available for Android and iOS devices.

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How To Turn Any Photo Into A Painting With Google Arts & Culture App

  • Open the Google Arts & Culture app
  • Then, go to the Camera menu in the bottom bar of the app
  • Now, select ‘Art Transfer’
  • Next, take or upload a photo
  • Now, you can choose from dozens of masterpieces’ style
  • Tap the scissors icon to select which part of the image you want the style applied to
  • While the image is processed, the app shares a fun fact about the artwork
  • That’s it

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The Google Arts & Culture app allows users to visit top exhibits in the museums across the world. It was launched in collaboration with over 1,200 museums, galleries, and institutions in 70 countries. You can zoom in on artworks in mind-blowing detail.

The app also offers thousands of stories, photos, videos, and manuscripts. You can also curate your own collections and share them with friends. The informative app also offers tours of iconic sites, famous buildings and natural wonders (on-screen and VR).

Earlier, the museum selfie match feature on Google’s Arts & Culture app became very popular. It can find their doppelganger among museum art pieces by matching their selfies to objects in the app’s database.

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The search engine giant claims that the Art Selfie feature has been introduced to ‘make art more accessible to everyone.’ After a selfie match, you can easily discover more details about specific art pieces and artists. 

Google has also collaborated with more partner institutions to double the number of artworks previously available.

What do you think of the new feature in Google Arts & Culture App? Are you excited to turn your photos into masterpieces? Let us know in the comments section below. Please feel free to share your finds with us.

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