Artistic rendering of mountainous terrain

  title={Artistic rendering of mountainous terrain},
  author={Margarita Bratkova and Peter Shirley and William B. Thompson},
  journal={ACM Trans. Graph.},
Panorama maps are aerial view paintings that depict complex, three-dimensional landscapes in a pleasing and understandable way. Painters and cartographers have developed techniques to create such artistic landscapes for centuries, but the process remains difficult and time-consuming. In this work, we derive principles and heuristics for panorama map creation of mountainous terrain from a perceptual and artistic analysis of two panorama maps of Yellowstone National Park. We then present methods… CONTINUE READING

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