A Raster Image Scaling Method focused on Calligraphy

캘리그라피에 특화된 래스터 이미지 확대 방법

  • 안지혜 (숭실대학교 미디어학과) ;
  • 박진호 (숭실대학교 미디어학과)
  • Received : 2015.06.27
  • Accepted : 2015.08.31
  • Published : 2015.09.01


Recently, calligraphy has become popular because people focused on emotion. The strokes, dots, swoops, cracks and shading are the calligraphy factors for expressing various emotions such as joy, anger, sorrow, and delight. However, the emotion which is expressed by cracks and shading can be destroyed in the digital work when the calligraphy is used for a variety sizes of prints. Professionals work with high-resolution images which are obtained through the scanner, however normal users should work with low-resolution images taken with the smart phone for calligraphy image editing. We propose a raster image scaling method focused on calligraphy that maintains the emotion with cracks and shading, when normal users use the low-resolution calligraphy images in the digital work. The method recolors aliasing boundary of enlarged rasterized image. When recolored by our method, our method decreases aliasing by using the image gradient method, vivify calligraphy images, and maintains the emotion in cracks and shading by using the alpha value.


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