Structure-Preserved Face Cartoonization

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10636)


Face cartoon synthesis has been proved to show wide range of uses in lots of fields, for example, instant message communication, suspects identity and online entertainment. In this paper, we propose a new dense descriptor based model to synthesize a face cartoon from a face photo which displays a great outcome. We generate two kinds of stylized face cartoons, one is called cartoon portraits and the other is called cartoon sketch. By integrating the two kinds of cartoons using guided filter, our results preserve the detail information of the input photo and generate good cartoon artistic style.


Face cartoon Texture synthesis Local PatchMatch Guided filter Dense descriptor 



The work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China(No. 61572316, 61671290), National High-tech R&D Program of China (863 Program) (No. 2015AA015904), the Key Program for International S&T Cooperation Project (No. 2016YFE0129500) of China, the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (No. 16DZ0501100), the interdisciplinary Program of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (No. 14JCY10).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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