Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp 277–292 | Cite as

A multi-level depiction method for painterly rendering based on visual perception cue

  • Hochang Lee
  • Sanghyun Seo
  • Seungtaek Ryoo
  • Keejoo Ahn
  • Kyunghyun Yoon


Increasing the level of detail (LOD) in brushstrokes within areas of interest improved the realism of painterly rendering. Using a modified quad-tree, we segmented an image into areas with similar levels of saliency; each of these segments was then used to control the brush strokes during rendering. We could also simulate real oil painting steps based on saliency information. Our method runs in a reasonable fine and produces results that are visually appealing and competitive with previous techniques.


Non-photorealistic rendering Painting technique Image saliency 



This research was supported by the Chung-Ang University Research Scholarship Grants in 2011.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hochang Lee
    • 1
  • Sanghyun Seo
    • 2
  • Seungtaek Ryoo
    • 3
  • Keejoo Ahn
    • 1
  • Kyunghyun Yoon
    • 1
  1. 1.ChungAng UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.CNRS-LIRISUniversity of Lyon 1LyonFrance
  3. 3.Hansin UniversityOsanKorea

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