My Text in Your Handwriting

@article{Haines2016MyTI,
  title={My Text in Your Handwriting},
  author={Tom S. F. Haines and Oisin Mac Aodha and Gabriel J. Brostow},
  journal={ACM Trans. Graph.},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={26:1-26:18}
}
There are many scenarios where we wish to imitate a specific author’s pen-on-paper handwriting style. Rendering new text in someone’s handwriting is difficult because natural handwriting is highly variable, yet follows both intentional and involuntary structure that makes a person’s style self-consistent. The variability means that naive example-based texture synthesis can be conspicuously repetitive. We propose an algorithm that renders a desired input string in an author’s handwriting. An… CONTINUE READING