FINE ARTS EDUTAINMENT - The Amateur Painter

D. Almeida, S. Nunes, J. Carvalho, V. Brito, J. Rodrigues, J. M. H. du Buf

Abstract

A new scheme for painterly rendering (NPR) has been developed. This scheme is based on visual perception, in particular the multi-scale line/edge representation in the visual cortex. The Amateur Painter (TAP) is the user interface on top of the rendering scheme. It allows to (semi)automatically create paintings from photographs, with different types of brush strokes and colour manipulations. In contrast to similar painting tools, TAP has a set of menus that reflects the procedure followed by a normal painter. In addition, menus and options have been designed such that they are very intuitive, avoiding a jungle of sub-menus with options from image processing that children and laymen do not understand. Our goal is to create a tool that is extremely easy to use, with the possibility that the user becomes interested in painting techniques, styles, and fine arts in general.

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Almeida D., Nunes S., Carvalho J., Brito V., Rodrigues J. and M. H. du Buf J. (2008). FINE ARTS EDUTAINMENT - The Amateur Painter . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-20-3, pages 262-267. DOI: 10.5220/0001094002620267


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp08,
author={D. Almeida and S. Nunes and J. Carvalho and V. Brito and J. Rodrigues and J. M. H. du Buf},
title={FINE ARTS EDUTAINMENT - The Amateur Painter},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={262-267},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001094002620267},
isbn={978-989-8111-20-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)
TI - FINE ARTS EDUTAINMENT - The Amateur Painter
SN - 978-989-8111-20-3
AU - Almeida D.
AU - Nunes S.
AU - Carvalho J.
AU - Brito V.
AU - Rodrigues J.
AU - M. H. du Buf J.
PY - 2008
SP - 262
EP - 267
DO - 10.5220/0001094002620267