By Jenny MacKay
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The artist must also predict how the shape of the face itself is likely to change over time. Skin sags with age, but in what directions and to what 47 Forensic Art A forensic artist aged murder suspect Richard B. Thomas twentyfive years in this computer-generated image, which led to Thomas’s arrest on charges of killing a Philadelphia police officer in the early 1970s after it was shown on the television program America’s Most Wanted in 1996. degree is something the artist must figure out in order to accurately age the face in the photo.
Number of pixels per square inch is increased if the photo 5 isTheblurry or if there are lines or pieces of writing that need to be seen more clearly. The image is then separated into layers. Certain layers that 6 need to be seen by themselves are pulled out of the image and placed against a clear background. A permanent record of the changes made to the image is 7 created, which includes what the changes showed that was not visible in the original image. lies,” says Geoffrey Oxlee of the Kalagate Imagery Bureau in England.
Eyebrows and eyelashes are added to frame a pair of artificial eyes. A wig is chosen, based on hair evidence from the victim’s remains or the artist’s best guess about gender, race, and age. Paint is added to bring lifelike color to cheeks and lips. If any personal items 38 Facial Reconstruction were found with the body, such as glasses or a scarf or necktie, these items are added to the sculpture. As with composite sketches, the forensic artist must know when to call a sculpture complete. It is not a piece of art, but a piece of forensic art, headed not to a museum but to investigators and possibly the media.
Forensic Art (Crime Scene Investigations) by Jenny MacKay