- Volume 7 Issue 5
From the flood of various informations and images, the producer and the consumer pursue a new method of images constantly. Especially the computer graphic field has affected the images greatly, and has changed the paradigm of images. The 3D animation which is a part of the computer graphics has two general trends(namely the photorealistic rendering and the non-photorealistic rendering) as to the final image. This study overviews the photorealistic rendering and the non-photorealistic rendering by analyzing the technical side and the artistic side. Also this study presents the applicable scope and the advanced directions of the NPR.