I just discovered this really delightful short: Ode to Summer by Ron Hui. It was presented at Siggraph in 2003 and showcases a shader to render 3D as if it was a traditional chinese painting. It is truly amazing and so beautiful. I would really love to be able to play around with that shader… One more thing to add to my to do list: learn to write shaders… 😉
For more information about it here are a few links:
- the website of the production company: GDC IDMT (Institute of Digital Media Technology Shenzhen Ltd)
- the CGTalk thread about the research and making of .