Implementation of Augmented Reality Application and Computer Graphics: The Case of the Stolen Paintings

2019 Tehnički Vjesnik  
This paper addresses the issue of reconstructing digital paintings and making them visible with the use of an augmented reality application. It contributes through raising awareness of stolen heritage due to a necessity to ensure digital copies and provide better safety for works of art, paintings, historical objects etc. The paper presents a novel method for bringing the lost museum artifacts back to public eyes by using AR in a simple and intuitive way, as well as model for archiving
more » ... of 2D or 3D form. The implementation of the whole process has a methodological approach which is introduced in three phases. The first one consists of painting reconstruction, second relies on marker selection while the third one is based on creating the android-based AR app itself. The results of this implementation show that AR should be used extensively, not only for audio guidance or for additional information, but moreover for raising awareness of the need for digitalization of the arts and heritage in general.
doi:10.17559/tv-20181015160248 fatcat:w3mllbjigbexhfbqi5yhnp3wte