IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, July/August 2009, pp. 82 –85

A frame from the animated film The Even More Fun Trip. A frame from the animated film The Even More Fun Trip.A frame from the animated film The Even More Fun Trip.

Non-photorealistic Rendering: Unleashing the Artist’s Imagination

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Historically, still art progressed from trying to replicate reality to depicting an artist’s imagination. This trend is apparent as we progress from Vermeer to Monet to Picasso. Reality poses a challenge to the artist, and the artist rises to meet it. After conquering this challenge, the artist renders his or her imagination.

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