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A Dataset Containing 5,240,088 Hand-Drawing Sketches

The dataset contains over 5 million labeled facial sketches categorized by genders (male, female), viewing angles (frontal, mid-profile left view), emotions (neutral, happy, sad, angry, fearful, surprised, disgusted), and artistic styles (realistic, cartoon, abstract styles).

SVG format:


NPZ format:


FaceX Dataset is Drawn by a Group of Designers

In total, the designers drew 2,205 pairs of eyebrows, 2,016 pairs of eyes, 1,806 noses, and 2,058 mouths that satisfy aesthetic criteria. We combined these hand-drawn facial features into different faces and placed these facial features according to the divine proportion of the human head.

FaceX has the diversity to meet the requirements from different designers.

Two genders

Three artistic styles

Two viewing angles

Six basic emotions

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We provide two data formats of FaceX.

SVG Format: 56.2MB

Scalable Vector Graphics. An XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation.
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NPZ Format: 112.4MB

The stroke vector format used for training the model.
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Citation is given to the following publication:
Nan Cao, Xin Yan, Yang Shi, and Chaoran Chen. AI-Sketcher: A Deep Generative Model for Producing High Quality Sketches. AAAI 2019 (accepted).

@InProceedings{ cao2019aisketcher, author = "Nan Cao, Xin Yan, Yang Shi, and Chaoran Chen", title = "AI-Sketcher: A Deep Generative Model for Producing High Quality Sketches", year = "2019", booktitle = {AAAI} }