publication . Article . 2012

Computer Tool for Automatically Generated 3D Illustration in Real Time from Archaeological Scanned Pieces

Domingo Martín; Germán Arroyo; Luis C. López;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2012 Journal: Virtual Archaeology Review (issn: 1989-9947, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
Abstract
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;The graphical documentation process of archaeological pieces requires the active involvement of a professional artist to recreate beautiful illustrations using a wide variety of expressive techniques. Frequently, the artist’s work is limited by the inconvenience of working only with the photographs of the pieces he is going to illustrate. This paper presents a software tool that allows the easy generation of illustrations in real time from 3D scanned models. The developed interface allows the user to simulate very elaborate artistic styles through the creation of diagrams by using the available virtual lights. The software processes the diagrams...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_COMPUTERGRAPHICS
free text keywords: Visualización expresiva, Documentación arqueológica, Interfaz gráfica, Museums. Collectors and collecting, AM1-501, Archaeology, CC1-960, Active involvement, Software tool, Non-photorealistic rendering, Graphical user interface, business.industry, business, Computer tools, Software, Computer graphics (images), Computer science, Documentation
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