Creating a facial depiction—a representation—from a skull is an anatomically-informed process with applications in the forensic and archaeological arenas. Practitioners may work in two dimensions (2D) or three dimensions (3D), using manual, computer-generated, or fully automated methods (using algorithmic and statistical shape modelling), with a wide range of presentation options. In forensic scenarios, such depictions […]
Professor Caroline Wilkinson is Director of the Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) School of Art & Design in the United Kingdom. She is also Director of the Face Lab, a LJMU research group that carries out forensic/archaeological research and consultancy work which includes craniofacial analysis, facial depiction and forensic art. She has a background in art and science and her research and creative work sits at the forefront of art-science fusion and includes subjects as diverse as forensic art, human anatomy, medical art, face recognition, forensic science, anthropology, 3D visualisation, digital art and craniofacial identification.