Stylized Hair Capture

Authors

Jose Ignacio Echevarria (Universidad de Zaragoza)
Derek Bradley (Disney Research Zurich)
Diego Gutierrez (Universidad de Zaragoza)
Thabo Beeler (Disney Research Zurich)

ACM SIGGRAPH 2014

August 10, 2014

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In this paper, we present the first method for *stylized* hair capture, a technique to reconstruct an individual’s actual hair-style in a manner suitable for physical reproduction. Inspired by centuries-old artistic sculptures, our method generates hair as a closed-manifold surface, yet contains the structural and color elements stylized in a way that captures the defining characteristics of the hair-style. The key to our approach is a novel multi-view stylization algorithm, which extends feature-preserving color filtering from 2D images to irregular manifolds in 3D, and introduces abstract geometric details that are coherent with the color stylization. The proposed technique fits naturally in traditional pipelines for figurine reproduction, and we demonstrate the robustness and versatility of our approach by capturing several subjects with widely varying hair-styles.

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