ADEPTS IN COLOUR
Here you can find some of the most instantly recognisable photographs
of esotericists and Adepts from the 19th and 20th Century,
colourised with the latest AI algorithms and then fine-tuned in Photoshop.
Leila Ida Nerissa Bathurst Waddel (Laylah), 1910.
Aleister Crowley (To Mega Therion), late 1910s.
Pamela Colman Smith (Pixie). 1912.
William Butler Yeats (Daemon Est Deus Inversus), 1909.
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, 1889.
Moina Mathers (Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum), early 1900s.
Jack Parsons (Belarion), late 1930s.
Maud Gonne (Per Ignem Ad Lucem). 1880s.
Joséphin Péladan (Sâr Medodack). 1880s.
Charles Henry Allan Bennett (Ananda Metteya). 1900s
Florence Farr (Sapientia Sapienti Dona Data), early 1900s
Pascal Beverly Randolph, 1860s.
Charles Stansfel Jones (Achad), late 1910s.
Leah Hirsig (Alostrael), 1919.
Austin Osman Spare (AOS), 1904.
Jeanne Robert Foster (Hilarion), 1915.
Violet Mary Firth (Dion Fortune), early 1900s.
George Ivanovich Gurdjieff. 1940s.
I am by no means an expert in photo retouching,
so bear with me for some of the more glaring mistakes.
However, I loved doing this project as it breathes a completely new life into the subjects,
and allows us to see them from a more realistic perspective.
They were real. As is Magick.