SIGGRAPH 2002     Sketch

Sketchy Rendering

John Haddon
The Moving Picture Company

The animated short "a flatpack project" was intended to emulate the aesthetics of traditional art techniques in a digital medium. This necessitated the creation of custom rendering and image processing code to reproduce the appearance of line drawings in both pencil and ink, along with other effects such as the bleeding of ink in water and the application of pastel to paper. This sketch describes some of the techniques used in achieving these ends.

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Posted here at the author's request by cwr on August 15, 2002.