Illustrative computer graphics

Important course Information

Combined Lecture and Exercise: Room ZT702, Thursdays 08:30 - 11:00 AM

First Lecture and exercise: 11/04/24

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Course Description

Students of Information Engineering in the Bachelor's in-depth study or in the Master's program.

Previous knowledge of Java, Attendance of the lecture "Computer Graphics" or a comparable lecture. Mathematical foundations. Registration in ZEuS.

Course Content:

  • 2D-Methods for the production of non-photorealistic Computer Graphics (Dithering, Halftoning, artistic screening, Stipping)
  • Manipulation of 2.5-dimensional Data (Images with depth), edge enhancement, depth differences, Unsharp Masking
  • Non-photorealistic rendering of 3D Geometry data (Computation of geometric Features, Minima and Maxima of derivations and curvatures, finding silhouettes, numerical problemes)

IMPORTANT: please install Processing (Version 4.2 or higher) before the first lecture.

Performance Record:
All exercises must be shown to the supervisors in the exercise to be admitted to the exam.

20 minutes oral exam covering the course content (Room ZT809)
Grade: The grade is determined by the outcome of the exam

First exam date: 31/07/24
Second exam date: TBA

Registration in ZEuS,

A list with timeslots will be made available in the lecture and later in the office of Magdalena Lipska (Link).

With successful participation 6 ECTS can be acquired.


  • Pierre Bénard, Aaron Hertzmann: Line Drawings from 3D Models
  • Thomas Strothotte, Stefan Schlechtweg: Non-Photorealistic Computer Graphics Morgan Kaufmann
  • Gooch & Gooch: Non-Photorealistic Rendering