"Video-morphosis came about in a similar way to Model-morphosis," Kessler told us in a recent interview. "Model-morphosis started with me looking through all of the photographs of work that had been done by the makeup artists, which you can't appreciate because you only see finished product. In this format, you can see and appreciate how much beauty tweaks — even just the filling in of an eyebrow — can totally 'morph' a face." The images are absolutely fascinating, especially the more subtle looks where the changes are almost imperceptible in the individual images, but majorly transformative when split down the middle.
Kessler explains that he was drawn to create a moving version of Model-morphosis because of the potential to show different angles of the same beauty looks, as well as the movement of certain hairstyles. "You're always looking at something new, so your eye never gets tired," he says. While Kessler isn't sure yet if he'll produce more video versions, we're already thinking about possibilities. Cat-eye and reverse cat-eye? Ombré lips and sunset lips? Hook us up, Greg — we're ready for more!
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