"[M]y estimation is we're pretty darn close to what this man looked like"

Ray Downing, who heads 3-D graphic design artists at Studio Macbeth, said: “We ‘lifted’ the blood and isolated it [on the computer] so that it would sit ‘in air’ [on a transparent background].”

Artists used the newest technology to create the computer-generated image during the painstaking year-long project.