Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol.31)
Faramarz Samavati , University of Calgary
Luke Olsen , Microsoft
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCG.2011.84
Sketching on paper is a quick and easy way to communicate ideas. However, many sketch-based systems require people to draw in contrived ways instead of sketching freely as they would on paper. NaturaSketch affords a more natural interface through multiple strokes that overlap, cross, and connect. It also features a meshing algorithm to support multiple strokes of different classifications, which lets users design complex 3D shapes from sketches drawn over existing images. To provide a familiar workflow for object design, a set of sketch annotations can also specify modeling and editing operations. NaturaSketch empowers designers to produce a variety of models quickly and easily.
sketch-based modeling, 3D modeling, NaturaSketch, sketching on images, surface manipulation
Faramarz Samavati, Luke Olsen, "NaturaSketch: Modeling from Images and Natural Sketches", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.31, no. 6, pp. 24-34, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MCG.2011.84