'Electronic Makeup' By Nobumichi Asai Transforms This Model's Face

18/08/2014 10:52 BST | Updated 18/08/2014 10:59 BST

Makeup artists and CGI engineers are usually thought of as being enemies, not friends. This video shows their future might be together, not apart.

Meet 'electronic makeup' - a new type of live CGI tool which can map projections, character makeup and effects directly onto an actor's face, in real-time.

Projection-mapping artist Nobumichi Asai developed the technique based on his prior work morphing images onto buildings, cars and other large objects.

Take a look at the dramatic results: