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Bring Your Art Alive with Disney's New 3D Coloring Book

Kevin Whipps March 31, 2021 · 1 min read

Get ready, because I’m about to blow your mind.
Disney has created a method for turning 2D images created on a printed page into augmented reality via a tablet. Basically, you color an image on a page, hold it up to the camera on your iPad, and then, using this special app, watch the character come alive.
Watch:

Spoiler alert: as amazing as this is, it isn’t actually a thing — yet. From what we can tell on the video, this is still a work in progress. However, they do look to be awfully close, and that means it could become reality sooner than later. Here’s to hoping.


Kevin Whipps is a writer and editor based in Phoenix, Arizona. When he’s not working on one of the many writing projects in his queue, he’s designing stickers with his wife at Whipps Sticker Co.

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Hi! My name is Kevin Whipps, and I'm a writer and editor based in Phoenix, Arizona. When I'm not working taking pictures of old cars and trucks, I'm either writing articles for Creative Market or hawking stickers at Whipps Sticker Co.

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  • Anonymous
    The application is really attractive. But it seems to me that it's very simple for big and famous company like Disney ( https://invisible.toys/disney/ ) . I think they could do something more interesting. And you probably know about other companies that also used AR technology in coloring books for children. 5 years ago
  • Wow, Great application. This will attract a lot of children and this will make their learning better and efficient. the technology is reaching to the new heights. Thanks & regards, Web Development https://uaetechnician.ae/web-development-services 4 years ago