Title: 2008 Technology in the Arts Conference
Host institute: Carnegie Mellon University
Dates: October 9-11, 2008


Secti...
Chinese Art Goes Digital

Presentor: Miss Zhang Jing
          (j.zh@alumni.cityu.edu.hk)
Supervisor: Dr. Wong Kam-Wah
   ...
Presentation flow


► Overall introduction

► Cartoon paintings in China

► Feng Zikai and the characteristics of his cart...
Overall introduction

► Research     aims

To develop a non-photorealistic graphics program capable of
simulating certain ...
► Non-Photorealistic     Techniques


(a) artistic media simulation;

(b) user-assisted image creation;

(c) automatic ima...
► Cartoon paintings in China
  Grotesque figures (5,000- 3,000 B.C.)




                 © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Cartoon paintings in China
  Stone status or relieves
  (11th Century B.C.)




                 © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCity...
► Cartoon paintings in China
  Cartoon style paintings during Ming and Qing period
   (1368-1912)




                © Zh...
► Cartoon paintings in China
  Nian Hua (New Year Picture)




                © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Western comic strips




              © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Linear Perspective




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Linear Perspective




One-point Perspective




                                   Three-point Perspective




          ...
Invisible Linear Perspective




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Invisible Linear Perspective




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Feng   Zikai (1898-1975)

an outstanding modern
Chinese cartoonist
as well as
an accomplished essayist,
calligrapher,
sc...
►The characteristics of Feng's cartoon paintings

Subject contents and style category

Four periods
Gushi Qi (a period of ...
Delicate style




       © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Expressive style




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
►The characteristics of Feng's cartoon paintings

Strokes’ expression


Feng’s brush strokes = calligraphy + woodcut print...
Feng’s calligraphy




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Feng’s Manhua




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Feng’s woodcut print




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Feng’s Manhua




           © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
►The characteristics of Feng's cartoon paintings

Detailed face analysis of Feng’s style


Nose’s stylization

Mouth’s sty...
Nose’s stylization

► Left blank
► “L” shape
► Single line segment




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► “L” shape




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Single line segment




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Mouth’s stylization

► Left blank
► Upside down triangle
► “O” shape
► Double or single line segment(s)




© Zhang Jing,S...
► Mouth’s stylization




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► (Filled) “O” shape




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Double or single line segment(s)




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
Eyes’ stylization

► Glasses without eyes

► Left blank

► Cross-face double horizontal lines
► Filled “O” Shape

► Double...
► Glasses without eyes




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Left blank




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Eyes' stylization




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Filled “O” shape




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Double line segments




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Single line segments




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Methodologies and discussion

 Overall diagrams




                    © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Methodologies and discussion
  Index of face’s values




                    © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Methodologies and discussion
  Nose’s stylization diagrams




                    © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Methodologies and discussion
  Mouth’s stylization diagrams




                    © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Methodologies and discussion
  Eyes’ stylization diagrams




                          © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
► Conclusions and future investigation



  future directions


  1st, to include the cloths’ pattern of Feng Zikai’s styl...
Thank you!




© Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
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To date, the stylistic protocols and default menu options programmed into almost all computer graphics and animation software have privileged distinctly Western styles of representation. This bias has created difficulties for computer artists who wish to create works using non-Western techniques and visual elements. side from the potential technical benefits of such study, a comprehensive understanding and stylization of Feng’s work may also participate in a discussion of the relationship between tradition and novelty in the world of art.

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  1. 1. Title: 2008 Technology in the Arts Conference Host institute: Carnegie Mellon University Dates: October 9-11, 2008 Section: October 11, 2008 Time slot: 13:45-15:00 Venue: Hilton, Pittsburgh © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  2. 2. Chinese Art Goes Digital Presentor: Miss Zhang Jing (j.zh@alumni.cityu.edu.hk) Supervisor: Dr. Wong Kam-Wah (smkam@cityu.edu.hk) School of Creative Media City University of Hong Kong © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  3. 3. Presentation flow ► Overall introduction ► Cartoon paintings in China ► Feng Zikai and the characteristics of his cartoon paintings ► Methodologies and discussion ► Conclusions and future investigations © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  4. 4. Overall introduction ► Research aims To develop a non-photorealistic graphics program capable of simulating certain styles of Chinese brushwork painting, focusing on a case study of a subset of the work of Feng Zikai. ► Two phrases 1st, a systemic study of the sources, methods, and techniques of Feng Zikai’s cartoon paintings; 2nd, to build computer programs capable of digitizing Chinese artistic traditions, with Feng’s techniques as an initial template. ► Artistic significance © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  5. 5. ► Non-Photorealistic Techniques (a) artistic media simulation; (b) user-assisted image creation; (c) automatic image creation. -- Bruse Gooch & Amy Gooch. Non-Photorealistic Rendering. 2001 © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  6. 6. ► Cartoon paintings in China Grotesque figures (5,000- 3,000 B.C.) © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  7. 7. ► Cartoon paintings in China Stone status or relieves (11th Century B.C.) © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  8. 8. ► Cartoon paintings in China Cartoon style paintings during Ming and Qing period (1368-1912) © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  9. 9. ► Cartoon paintings in China Nian Hua (New Year Picture) © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  10. 10. Western comic strips © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  11. 11. Linear Perspective © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  12. 12. Linear Perspective One-point Perspective Three-point Perspective Two-point Perspective © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  13. 13. Invisible Linear Perspective © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  14. 14. Invisible Linear Perspective © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  15. 15. ► Feng Zikai (1898-1975) an outstanding modern Chinese cartoonist as well as an accomplished essayist, calligrapher, scholar, musician, translator, and educator. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008 (1959)
  16. 16. ►The characteristics of Feng's cartoon paintings Subject contents and style category Four periods Gushi Qi (a period of old poems), Ertong Qi (a period of children), Shehuixiang Qi (a period of social phenomena), Ziranxiang Qi (a period of natural phenomena) Three main categories of subject matters Human figures, Landscapes, Bird-and-flower (nature) subjects Two techniques: Gong Bi (delicate style), Xie Yi (expressive style) © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  17. 17. Delicate style © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  18. 18. Expressive style © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  19. 19. ►The characteristics of Feng's cartoon paintings Strokes’ expression Feng’s brush strokes = calligraphy + woodcut print “Chinese paintings are written?” Elliptical sketch style © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  20. 20. Feng’s calligraphy © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  21. 21. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  22. 22. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  23. 23. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  24. 24. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  25. 25. Feng’s Manhua © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  26. 26. Feng’s woodcut print © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  27. 27. Feng’s Manhua © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  28. 28. ►The characteristics of Feng's cartoon paintings Detailed face analysis of Feng’s style Nose’s stylization Mouth’s stylization Eyes’ stylization © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  29. 29. Nose’s stylization ► Left blank ► “L” shape ► Single line segment © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  30. 30. ► “L” shape © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  31. 31. ► Single line segment © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  32. 32. Mouth’s stylization ► Left blank ► Upside down triangle ► “O” shape ► Double or single line segment(s) © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  33. 33. ► Mouth’s stylization © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  34. 34. ► (Filled) “O” shape © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  35. 35. ► Double or single line segment(s) © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  36. 36. Eyes’ stylization ► Glasses without eyes ► Left blank ► Cross-face double horizontal lines ► Filled “O” Shape ► Double line segments ► Single line segments © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  37. 37. ► Glasses without eyes © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  38. 38. ► Left blank © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  39. 39. ► Eyes' stylization © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  40. 40. ► Filled “O” shape © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  41. 41. ► Double line segments © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  42. 42. ► Single line segments © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  43. 43. ► Methodologies and discussion Overall diagrams © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  44. 44. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  45. 45. ► Methodologies and discussion Index of face’s values © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  46. 46. ► Methodologies and discussion Nose’s stylization diagrams © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  47. 47. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  48. 48. ► Methodologies and discussion Mouth’s stylization diagrams © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  49. 49. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  50. 50. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  51. 51. ► Methodologies and discussion Eyes’ stylization diagrams © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  52. 52. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  53. 53. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  54. 54. © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  55. 55. ► Conclusions and future investigation future directions 1st, to include the cloths’ pattern of Feng Zikai’s style; 2nd, to animate the brush strokes, i.e. to make the cartoon alive; 3rd, … © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008
  56. 56. Thank you! © Zhang Jing,SCM,HKCityU,2008

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