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authors Qu, Yingge; Schnabel, Marc Aurel
year 2009
title Drawing Architecture using Manga Techniques
source Managing IT in Construction / Managing Construction for Tomorrow, CIB W78, Attila Dikbas, Esin Ergen & Heyecan Giritli (eds.), CRC Press/Balkema, Istanbul, Turkey, pp.567-576
summary Manga is a type of stylised bitonal drawings pleasing in terms of screen variety and tidy lines. In this paper, we present a method to draw architecture, spatial compositions and their details, including colours, textures, and tones, using manga drawing techniques. Given a colour image, such as photography, or drawing, our method finds the optimal solution for screening during the bi-tonal transformation, as well as a set of ideally abstracted line drawings. This offers a novel rendering appearance for the communication of architectural design. In our results we demonstrate successfully that our method generates manga-like drawings from an architectural image that preserve architectural key-elements, such as surface or material properties.
keywords representation, visual communication, non-photorealistic rendering, multidimensional scaling, Manga
series other
type normal paper
email marcaurel@cuhk.edu.hk
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