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Faces of the Teouma Lapita People: art, accuracy and facial approximation

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Abstract


  • In 2008 we completed facial approximations of four individuals from the early Lapita Culture, a seafaring

    people who were the first to settle the islands of

    the Western Pacific circa 3000 years ago. Typically

    an approximation is performed as a 3D sculpture or

    using computer graphics. We chose to sketch what

    we have been able to determine from the remains

    because the artistic conventions of drawing work

    with visual perception in ways that are more complementary

    to the knowledge, theories and methods

    that make up the facial approximation of human

    remains.

Authors


  •   Hayes, Susan
  •   Valentin, Frederique (external author)
  •   Buckley, Hallie (external author)
  •   Spriggs, Matthew (external author)
  •   Bedford, Stuart (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • Hayes, S., Valentin, F., Buckley, H., Spriggs, M. & Bedford, S. (2009). Faces of the Teouma Lapita People: art, accuracy and facial approximation. Leonardo: Art Science and Technology, 42 (3), 284-285.

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  • 2-s2.0-67649999005

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1434&context=smhpapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/422

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Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 284

End Page


  • 285

Volume


  • 42

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • In 2008 we completed facial approximations of four individuals from the early Lapita Culture, a seafaring

    people who were the first to settle the islands of

    the Western Pacific circa 3000 years ago. Typically

    an approximation is performed as a 3D sculpture or

    using computer graphics. We chose to sketch what

    we have been able to determine from the remains

    because the artistic conventions of drawing work

    with visual perception in ways that are more complementary

    to the knowledge, theories and methods

    that make up the facial approximation of human

    remains.

Authors


  •   Hayes, Susan
  •   Valentin, Frederique (external author)
  •   Buckley, Hallie (external author)
  •   Spriggs, Matthew (external author)
  •   Bedford, Stuart (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • Hayes, S., Valentin, F., Buckley, H., Spriggs, M. & Bedford, S. (2009). Faces of the Teouma Lapita People: art, accuracy and facial approximation. Leonardo: Art Science and Technology, 42 (3), 284-285.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-67649999005

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1434&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/422

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 284

End Page


  • 285

Volume


  • 42

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • United States