Papers by Alec Bartsch

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A Procedural Approach for Stylized Bark Shading

Alec Bartsch, Colin Thompson, Fernando de Goes
May 2023

The Earth characters in Pixar's feature film Elemental (2023) called for a stylized look with bark patterns resembling organic locks of hair. To scale this custom shading to an entire class of background characters, we implemented an artistic-driven procedural workflow that offered rapid iterations on pattern generation without requiring extensive ... more

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