[Clipart] idea for clipart requests and implementation

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Thu Oct 5 21:45:58 PDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 08:54 +0300, Nicu Buculei (OCAL) wrote:
> Jon Phillips wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 12:02 +0300, Nicu Buculei (OCAL) wrote:
> >> Unfortunately, they have excessive use of gradients, so an automatic 
> >> trace is not very good (but not very bat either), see a sample: 
> >> http://clipart.nicubunu.ro/boy_face1.svg
> > 
> > Yep, I agree. I think that several of these will have to be redone.
> > However, they are simple enough to be made from scratch and/or
> > reinterpreted IMO.
> I got another idea and I think it produces better results: trace the 
> only the black outlines and add color manually (helped by a "break apart")
> The process: http://clipart.nicubunu.ro/lady_face1.png
> Black and white outline: http://clipart.nicubunu.ro/lady_face1_bw.svg
> Final result: http://clipart.nicubunu.ro/lady_face1.svg
> Not bad for a "less than 5 minutes" job I would say.

Cool! It looks like Ryan blogged this on the ccHost site...cool!


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