I was blown away when I first read "A Neural Algorithm of Artistic Style" and have wanted to build this app for a long time. But the original algorithm took 20+ minutes on high-end GPUs. Then "Perceptual Losses for Real-Time Style Transfer and Super-Resolution" dropped and I was yet again blown away, realizing style transfer could happen in real time.

What it does

Convolutional neural network image transformers intelligently alter images to emulate a particular artistic style.

How I built it

Developed the ML and backend first, slowly SCPing images over the wire and waiting days for training time, then built out a RESTful interface using flask as the server which was then consumed by a frontend iOS app.

What's next for Tessellize

Hopefully we'll get this out to the app store to compete with Prisma :)

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