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Applying Caricature Concept for Face Recognizable Humanoid Creature Design

인물인식을 위한 휴머노이드 크리처 디자인의 캐리커처 컨셉 적용

  • 석혜정 (아주대학교 정보통신대학 미디어학부) ;
  • 이윤진 (아주대학교 정보통신대학 미디어학부)
  • Received : 2011.09.20
  • Accepted : 2011.11.28
  • Published : 2011.12.28

Abstract

The humanoid creatures like Na'Vi in 'Avatar' remind the audience of a few actors' faces in the movie, enhance realism in film through combining CG and Live action which are related to the story. The design of face-recognizable humanoid creature is expected to be used in many ways; not only in film, but also in newest media. This research proposes to apply the main concept of Caricature which is 'exaggeration' of distinctive face elements from their prototypes for 'likeness' with the subjects. Also, it provides the idea of extracting the distinctive features of a face and combining the exaggerated subject as those features with an imaginary creature-other species, alien, etc. Finally, it proves the effectiveness of the design process with some experiments.

Keywords

Humanoid Creature;Caricature;Face Recognition;Likeness and Exaggeration

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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