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

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Nobumichi Asai
Nobumichi Asai

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: