Morphing vs. Transforming

Transforming allows for the production of other-sex faces that resemble a person. Transforming applies the difference between two endpoint faces (e.g. the average woman's face and an individual woman's face) to a third face (e.g. the average man's face). The transformation only changes the things that are different between the two endpoint faces (i.e. identity) and not the things that are the same (i.e. sex, race, age).

Notice how the morphed face becomes androgynous. Morphing blends two faces together (e.g. the average man's face and the individual woman's face). Although the transform looks more feminine than the original average man's face, that is only because the female face it is being transformed to look like is more feminine than the average woman's face.

Transforming

Average Man
+ (
Individual Woman
-
Average Woman
) =
Male Transform

Morphing

Male Average
+
Individual Woman
=
Androgynous Morph
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