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Anime designers often paint actual sceneries to serve as background images based on photographs to complement characters. As painting background scenery is time consuming and cost ineffective, there is a high demand for techniques that can convert photographs into anime styled graphics. Previous approaches for this purpose, such as Image Quilting [Efros and… (More)
In this paper, we present a novel method for creating a painted image from a photograph using an existing painting as a style source. The core idea is to identify the corresponding objects in the two images in order to select patches more appropriately. We automatically make a region correspondence between the painted source image and the target photograph… (More)