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Do Androids Dream?

it's related to "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?", a science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick first published in 1968.
"Unlike humans, the androids possess no empathic sense. In essence, Dick probes the existence of defining qualities that separate humans from androids."
I am working my way through these faces, I guess, this starting as Male #1. I used a multiplicity of filters including contour, & sketch, same with the texture7--several dupes and blendings; I wanted trqnsformation whilst retaining the original fact, creating an android--a copy of a human...
Almita the cybergrannie

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creativematrix14-Jun-2010 10:43
Cybergrannie, I love this. I like the fact that it's black and white and gray, and like the treatment. The eyes are captivating. : j
Veronica Freschi13-Jun-2010 20:16
Certainly mechnical, at least not "fleshy". LOVE the treatment in and around the face, reminds me of a matrix, as in the movies. There's a certain quality around the eyes and mouth that appears almost human, almost scary. Great rendition.
creativematrix13-Jun-2010 19:19
Then I've known lot's of androids! Perhaps posing as human and they are really amongst us now.