In my research and study, I’ve seen paintings and statues—representations—of Emperors Nero, Otho, Galba, Vespasian, and Titus. They play key roles (Domitian has a bit part) in one of my historical fiction projects. A four-novel series that spans a period that forever changed the world for Jews and Christians. While I use a writer’s ‘eye’ to envision them come to life in the scenes I’ve written (the first two books total 314,000 words) and are writing (right now I’m 35,000 words into Book 3), this is cool to see (follow the links below).
How a designer used AI and Photoshop to bring ancient Roman emperors back to life: transforming statues into photorealistic faces.
And here–the article from the designer: The Photoreal Roman Emperor Project