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Scott Eaton

Scott Eaton is a London-based artist exploring the representation of the human figure through drawing, digital sculpture, photography, and generative AI.

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Intro:

Scott Eaton (b. 1973, Washington) is an American artist, designer, and anatomy instructor residing in London, UK. His work explores the representation of the human figure through various mediums – drawing, digital sculpture, photography, and most recently generative AI. Scott got his masters degree from the MIT Media Lab, focusing on design and computer graphics, and subsequently studied academic drawing and sculpture in Florence, Italy.

Selected AI Artworks:

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Contemplating Mass Unemployment II

Hand drawn and painted using Eaton’s Bodies neural network.

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Humanity (Fall of the Damned)

Hand drawn and painted using Eaton’s Bodies neural network.

Eaton’s videos:

Expanded presentation of Eaton’s “Creative AI” talk in London which previews a new body of work built around figures, form and deep neural networks. The complete work was shown at his London exhibition in June 2019.

Scott Eaton’s Background:

Scott is one of the pioneering artists in the field of digital sculpture and his work combines traditional sculpting techniques with the power of modern digital tools. Scott’s art and designs have been featured in Wired Magazine, Vogue, Vanity Fair, the Times, the Telegraph, and can be found in Harrods and other design shops around the world. His iconic Venus of Cupertino iPad docking station has inspired tens of thousands of blog posts, tweets, and Facebook likes.

In addition to his own projects, Scott frequently collaborates with other artists and studios. Recent collaborations include work with legendary artist Jeff Koons, Turner prize-winner Mark Wallinger, French crystal company Lalique for Elton John, Nike, architect Asif Kahn for the Sochi Winter Olympics, the BBC and the London Science Museum.

When not busy with projects and commissions, Scott contributes his anatomical expertise to visual effects, animation and games studios. Entertainment clients include Pixar, Industrial Light & Magic, Disney, Sony, Warner Bros, Blizzard, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and many other visual effects, animation and games studios.

Eaton’s Awards & Residencies:

  • 2014 Cannes Lion Grand Prix Winner

Eaton’s Selected Exhibitions:

  • 2019 Artist + AI, London

Eaton’s Selected Press:

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