Visual Computing

University of Konstanz
Computational visualization : graphics, abstraction, and interactivity

Pixel-Oriented Rendering of Line Drawings

O. Deussen
Teaser of Pixel-Oriented Rendering of Line Drawings


Paper (.pdf, 12.8 MB)


In the following, a pixel-based method is presented. A set of G-buffers is used for encoding visual and geometric properties of the models. G-buffers store information for each pixel of the image. These buffers are combined with other geometric data to form the line drawing.


  address    = {Heidelberg},
  author     = {O. Deussen},
  booktitle  = {Computational visualization : graphics, abstraction, and interactivity},
  editor     = {Strothotte, Thomas},
  isbn       = {3-540-63737-0},
  pages      = {105--119},
  publisher  = {Springer},
  title      = {Pixel-Oriented Rendering of Line Drawings},
  year       = {1997},
  url        = {},