Texture-Based Pencil Drawings from Pictures

  • Yunmi Kwon
  • Kyungha Min
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 206)


We re-render a black-and-white picture as a pencil drawing by overlapping pencil textures along the flow of the picture. The pencil textures are generated by overlapping pencil stroke textures captured from real strokes. An input picture is segmented into iso-tonal regions, each of which is textured in a direction determined by an algorithm for detecting smooth and feature-sensitive flow on the picture. Finally, we add contours and feature lines to emphasize salient shapes in the scene. We present several images that show the degree of realism which can be achieved.


non-photorealistic rendering pencil drawing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yunmi Kwon
    • 1
  • Kyungha Min
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceGraduate School, Sangmyung Univ.SeoulKorea
  2. 2.Division of Digital MediaSangmyung Univ.SeoulKorea

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