Yaletown Virtual Murals: Utilizing Augmented Reality with 2D and 3D animation
Orca spirts swim and play right above you in Vancouver’s Yaletown district!
Visible through your mobile’s web browser using a WebXR link and Niantic 8th Wall technologies.
The illusory Killer Whale Yaletown Stair mural began with a simple 3D model built of the surrounding area. The original 2D painting was then mapped onto the 3D surface. This method determined the correct line placements to achieve the illusory effect of a single dimension flat painting when viewed from a certain angle.