Chii-Yuan Chuang, I-Chen Lin, Yung-Sheng Lo, Chao-Chih Lin


Producing a life-like 3D facial expression is usually a labor-intensive process. In movie and game industries, motion capture and 3D scanning techniques, acquiring motion data from real persons, are used to speed up the production. However, acquiring dynamic and subtle details, such as wrinkles, on a face are still difficult or expensive. In this paper, we propose a feature-point-driven approach to synthesize novel expressions with details. Our work can be divided into two main parts: acquisition of 3D facial details and expression synthesis. 3D facial details are estimated from sample images by a shape-from-shading technique. While employing relation between specific feature points and facial surfaces in prototype images, our system provides an intuitive editing tool to synthesize 3D geometry and corresponding 2D textures or 3D detailed normals of novel expressions. Besides expression editing, the proposed method can also be extended to enhance existing motion capture data with facial details.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Chuang C., Lin I., Lo Y. and Lin C. (2007). FEATURE-POINT DRIVEN 3D EXPRESSION EDITING . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: GRAPP, ISBN 978-972-8865-72-6, pages 165-170. DOI: 10.5220/0002074201650170

in Bibtex Style

author={Chii-Yuan Chuang and I-Chen Lin and Yung-Sheng Lo and Chao-Chih Lin},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: GRAPP,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: GRAPP,
SN - 978-972-8865-72-6
AU - Chuang C.
AU - Lin I.
AU - Lo Y.
AU - Lin C.
PY - 2007
SP - 165
EP - 170
DO - 10.5220/0002074201650170