Reading List

CMSC 491A/691A, Fall 2006

Readings marked with a * are not eligible for class presentation.

Papers with links to the ACM or IEEE digital library require digital library access. You should have access from any on-campus computer. From off campus, you can follow remote access directions from the UMBC library.


Fredo Durand, "An invitation to discuss computer depiction", NPAR02, Proceedings of the 2nd international symposium on Non-photorealistic animation and rendering, pp. 111-124, 2002.

Anthony Santella and Doug DeCarlo, "Visual Interest and NPR: an Evaluation and Manifesto", NPAR04, pp 71-78, 2004.

Tobias Isenberg, Petra Neumann, Sheelagh Carpendale, Mario Costa Sousa, Joaquim Jorge, "Non-Photorealistic Rendering in Context: An Observational Study", NPAR06, pp 115-126, 2006.

Artistic Image/Video Processing

Peter Litwinowicz, "Processing images and video for an impressionist effect", SIGGRAPH '97, pp. 407-414.

Aaron Hertzmann, "Painterly Rendering with Curved Brush Strokes of Multiple Sizes," SIGGRAPH '98, pp. 453-460, 1998.

James Hays and Irfan Essa, "Image and Video Based Painterly Animation", NPAR04, pp 113-120, 2004.

Ce Liu, Antonio Torralba, William Freeman, Fredo Durand, Edward Adelson, ` "Motion Magnification," SIGGRAPH '05, pp. 519-526.

Silhouettes and Outlines

Ramesh Raskar and Michael Cohen, "Image precision silhouettee edges", Proceedings of the 1999 symposium on Interactive 3D graphics, pp. 135-140, 1999.

Aaron Hertzmann and Denis Zorin, "Illustrating Smooth Surfaces," Siggraph 00, pp. 517 - 526.

Robert Kalnins, Philip Davidson, Lee Markosian, and Adam Finkelstein, " Coherent Stylized Silhouettes," Siggraph 03, pp. 856 - 861.

Doug DeCarlo, Adam Finkelstein, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, and Anthony Santella, " Suggestive Contours for Conveying Shape ," Siggraph 03, pp. 848 - 855.

Shading and Texturing

Barbara J. Meier, "Painterly Rendering for Animation," SIGGRAPH 96, pp. 477 - 484.

Georges Winkenbach and David Salesin, "Computer-Generated Pen-and-Ink Illustration," SIGGRAPH 94, pp. 91 - 98.

Michael P. Salisbury, Michael T. Wong, John F. Hughes and David H. Salesin, "Orientable Textures for Image-Based Pen-and-Ink Illustration," SIGGRAPH 97, pp. 401 - 406.

Szymon Rusinkiewicz, Michael Burns, and Doug DeCarlo, "Exaggerated Shading for Depicting Shape and Detail,", SIGGRAPH 2006,pp 1199-1205, 2006.

Geometry and Perspective

Paul Rademacher, "View-Dependent Geometry", SIGGRAPH 1999, pp. 439-446.

Shigeo Takahashi, Naoya Ohta, Hiroko Nakamura, Yuriko Takeshima, Issei Fugishiro, i "A Modelling Surperspective projection of Landscapes for Geographical Guide-Map Generation," Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 21, no 3, pp. 259-268.

Karan Singh, "A fresh perspective," Graphics Interface (GI '02), pp. 17-24, May 2002.

Specific Media : Algorithms

Oliver Deussen, Stefan Hiller, Cornelius van Overveld, and Thomas Strothotte, "Floating Points: A Method for Computing Stipple Drawings,", Eurographics 2000.

Alejo Hausner, "Simulating Decorative Mosaics," SIGGRAPH 2001, pp. 573-580.

Brian Wyvill, Kees van Overveld, and Sheelagh Carpendale, "Creating Cracks for Batik Renderings", NPAR 2004, pp. 61-70.

Specific Media : Physical Simulation

C.J. Curtis, S.E. Anderson, J.E. Seims, K.W. Fleischer, and D.H. Salesin, Computer-Generated Watercolor, Proceedings of SIGGRAPH '97, pp. 421-430.

Mario Costa Sousa and John Buchanan, "Observational Models of Graphite Pencil Materials," Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 19, no. 1, ppl 27-49, 2000.

Dave Rudolf, David Mould, and Eric Neufeld, "A Bidirectional Deposition Model of Wax Crayons," Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 27--39, March, 2005.


Amy Gooch, Bruce Gooch, Peter Shirley, and Elaine Cohen, "A Non-Photorealistic Lighting Model for Automatic Technical Illustration," SIGGRAPH 98, pp. 447 - 452.

Manesh Agrawala and Chris Stolte, "Rendering Effective Route Maps: Improving Usability Through Generalization," SIGGRAPH 2001, pp. 241-250.

Maneesh Agrawala, Doantam Pham, Julie Heiser, John Haymaker, Jeff Klingner, Pat Hanrahan, and Barbara Tversky, "Designing Effective Step-By-Step Instructions," SIGGRAPH 2003, pp. 828-837.

Illustrative Visualization

Greg Turk and David Banks (1996), Image-Guided Streamline Placement, Computer Graphics Proceedings, Annual Conference Series (SIGGRAPH '96), pp. 453-460.

Penny Rheingans and David Ebert, " Volume Illustration: Nonphotorealistic Rendering of Volume Models," Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 7, no. 3, 2001, pp. 253 - 264.

Michael Burns, Janet Klawe, Szymon Rusinkiewicz, Adam Finkelstein, and Doug DeCarlo, Line Drawings from Volume Data, SIGGRAPH '05, pp. 512-518.

Alark Joshi and Penny Rheingans, "Illustration-inspired Techniques for Visualizing Time-varying Data," Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005, pp. 679-686.

Systems and Strategies

Robert Kalnins, Lee Markosian, Barbara Meier, Michael Kowalski, Joseph Lee, Philip Davidson, Matthew Webb, John Hughes, and Adam Finkelstein, "WYSIWYG NPR: Drawing Strokes Directly on 3D Models," SIGGRAPH 2002, pp. 755-762.

Aaron Hertzmann. A Survey of Stroke-Based Rendering. IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, Special Issue on Non-Photorealistic Rendering. July/August, 2003 (Vol. 23, No. 4). pp. 70-81.


Michael A. Kowalski et al., "Art-Based Rendering of Fur, Grass, and Trees," SIGGRAPH 99, pp. 433 - 438.

Emil Praun, Hugues Hoppe, Matthew Webb, and Adam Finkelstein, "Real-time Hatching,", SIGGRAPH 2001, pp. 581-586.

Adrien Bousseau, Matt Kaplan, Joelle Thollot, and Francois Sillion, "Interactive watercolor rendering with temporal coherence and abstraction," NPAR06.


Holger Winnemoller, Sven Olsen, Bruce Gooch, "Real-Time Video Abstraction", Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2006.

Marc Nienhaus and Jurgen Dollner, "Depicting Dynamics Using Principles of Visual Art and Narrations," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol 25, no 3, May 2005.

Mario Costa Sousa and Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, "A Few Good Lines: Suggestive Deawing of 3D Models," Eurographics 2003, volume 22, no. 3, 2003.

Learning/Specifying Styles

Aaron Hertzmann, Charles Jacobs, Nuria Oliver, Brian Curless, and David Salesin, " Image Analogies," Siggraph 01, pp. 327 - 340.

Aidong Lu and David Ebert, "Example-based Volume Illustrations", Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005, pp 655-662.

Eric Lum and Kwan-Liu Ma, "Expressive Line Selectiion by Example," 13th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (PG '05), 2005.

Maria Shugrina, Margrit Betke, and John Collomosse, "Empathic Painting: Interactive Stylization through observed emotional state,', NPAR '06: Proceedings of the 4th international symposium on non-photorealistic animation and rendering, pp. 87-96, 2006.