Synthesizing the Artistic Effects of Ink Painting

  • Ching-tsorng Tsai
  • Chishyan Liaw
  • Cherng-yue Huang
  • Jiann-Shu Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3540)


A novel method that is able to simulate artistic effects of ink-refusal and stroke-trace-reservation in ink paintings is developed. The main ingredients of ink are water, carbon particles, as well as glue. However, glue is not taken into account in other researches, although it plays an important role in ink diffusion. In our ink-diffusion model, we consider the number of fibers and the quantity of glue as parameters of the structure of paper. We simulate the physical interaction among water, carbon particles, glue, and fiber mesh of paper. The realistic renderings created from our models have demonstrated that our models are successful, and are able to imitate the special artistic effects of ink painting.


Carbon Particle Absorbent Paper Realistic Rendering Artistic Effect Fiber Mesh 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ching-tsorng Tsai
    • 1
  • Chishyan Liaw
    • 1
  • Cherng-yue Huang
    • 1
  • Jiann-Shu Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringTunghai UniversityTaichungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Information and Learning TechnologyNational University of TainanTainanTaiwan

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