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Visio SmartFace

Submitted by on April 7, 2011 – 12:56 pm | | 41806 views One Comment

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Visio People Shapes are very popular on this web site, and I just found an excuse to create some more!

Through the magic of Facebook and Twitter, I stumbled upon an interesting video from a very creative guy named Austin Kleon.

In the video, he shows us How to Draw Faces, using a humorously mathematical approach.

The technique translated quite well into a Visio SmartShape, which you can download here and use to add feeling and emotion to your diagrams!

The video starts out with two mysterious axes of simple lines and curves:

When the matrix is filled in, we see the entire human experience summed up in a 3 x 3 matrix:

I was able to further reduce what it is to be a living, feeling carbon-based unit to a single Visio SmartShape. You can configure it, as usual, by right-clicking:

You can also set the options for multiple faces at once by selecting several shapes, then using Shape Data fields, which correspond to the menu items.

Visio SmartFace (59.58 kB) - 2433 downloads
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Feel free to try out the download first, then donate afterwards if you find it really useful. Thank you!

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