realistic human face masks by REAL f realistic human face masks by REAL f
oct 11, 2011

realistic human face masks by REAL f

the photorealistic human face masks by real-f are custom-made for each client


japanese company REAL-f creates photo-realistic masks and mannequins of human subjects


the company uses ‘3DPF (3D photo form) technology’, a technique of modeling in three dimensions by shooting photographs from a range of angles and imprinting the image on vinyl chloride resin stretched over a 3D-printed mold. the process replicates details as minute as skin texture and iris and blood vessel patterns in the eye.


the sitting and photography of the client must be done in person with real-f technicians, and the pieces themselves are created in less than two weeks. the ‘real face’ mask (costing approximately 3900 USD) and the ‘real head’ mannequin model (costing approximately 5865 USD) are both colorfast and water-resistant. at present, the company creates only closed-mouth models.



front and side view



from left to right: mask, mannequin head, mannequin head with wig



a girl models a male mask



the real-f technicians mimic details like blood vessel pattern of the eyes, skin tone, and eyelash distribution








via techcrunch

  • creepy but awesome. reminds me of the bourne identity. 🙂

    Jared says:
  • I like it.

    tangtang says:
  • Oh, my.

    Old 333 says:
  • i want one mask. whats cost?

    raju says:
  • Hi, what materials and printer + software was used for this process. Thanks

    MD says:
  • how can i get the face mask

    rajan says:

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