Animated Non-photorealistic Rendering in Multiple Styles

  • Ting-Yen Chen
  • Reinhard Klette
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8334)


This paper presents an algorithm and its applications for artistic rendering of recorded video data following ideas of non-photorealistic rendering. The proposed algorithm does not only work on a variety of artistic rendering styles for static photography but it can also be applied to the creation of artistic videos. Cartoon-like and comic-like styles are the two artistic styles considered in this paper. For creating successfully an artistic video, three key challenges are addressed: temporal (or colour) consistency, stylistic flexibility, and scalability. Our work on addressing these challenges started with collecting samples of image and video data. Based on experimental results, we designed a method for video-based non-photorealistic rendering from those input data, either in cartoon-like or in comics-like style. The paper demonstrates the benefit of the designed video-based rendering framework by comparing its results with results obtained from existing Android apps.


Artistic rendering non-photorealistic rendering animations cartoon-like style comic-like style 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ting-Yen Chen
    • 1
  • Reinhard Klette
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of AucklandNew Zealand

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