July 2009

Facial rig in Softimage XSI

After successful thesis such as cogito ergo sum (“I think, therefore I am”), the prominent French 17th century philosopher and scientist René Descartes came to the conclusion that the mind and body where separated from one and other. 400 years later we know that nothing could be more wrong. In fact, you can’t have a single thought without a bodily reaction. The second you have one, the brain cells starts working frenetic and sends signals all over the place including to the autonomous nervous system. The ANS generally performs without us being aware of it and controls functions such as the hart and respirators rate, perspiration, sexual arousal (okay, this you might be aware of) and the diameters of the pupils. So even without utter a single word your body may very well be screaming.

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