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Issue No. 06 - November/December (2006 vol. 12)
ISSN: 1077-2626
pp: 1547-1558
<p><b>Abstract</b>—We present a method of restyling an image so that it approximates the visual appearance of a work of stained glass. To this end, we develop a novel approach which involves image warping, segmentation, querying, and colorization along with texture synthesis. In our method, a given input image is first segmented. Each segment is subsequently transformed to match real segments of stained glass queried from a database of image exemplars. By using real sources of stained glass, our method produces high quality results in this nascent area of nonphotorealistic rendering. The generation of the stained glass requires only modest amounts of user interaction. This interaction is facilitated with a unique region-merging tool.</p>
Nonphotorealistic rendering, stained glass, texture synthesis, image colorization, image querying.

S. Brooks, "Image-Based Stained Glass," in IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics, vol. 12, no. , pp. 1547-1558, 2006.
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