Microsoft Research: Project Gustav

Microsoft Research are at it again!

Project Gustav takes digital painting (at least) one step closer to looking like authentic brush paintings, giving it an un-paralleled level of realism:

Pastel fishSmearing effectsStreaky horsePastel clouds - (Cloud computing??)

“It achieves interactivity and realism by leveraging the computing power of modern GPUs, taking full advantage of multitouch and tablet input technology and our novel natural media-modeling and brush-simulation algorithms.”

You can see more info and a video over on the Microsoft Research site here:

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/gustav/default.aspx

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