Graphic Image Restoration of Prehistoric Cave Painting in Painted Cave, Niah, Sarawak
This article will discuss research on images on the cave walls of Painted Cave, Niah, Sarawak. The scope of this research focuses on the aspect of preserving the image as a heritage that needs to be protected in the initial effort to conserve the image. Reference sources and previous records are also used in identifying previously documented images. Photographic and sketch methods are the initiative of researchers in recording images that are still present on cave walls. Some iconic images are selected and discussed in this paper. The aspects discussed are iconic aspects and image sketches in detail. The characteristic features in the image need to be identified so that sketches can be implemented digitally and effectively. As a result of the sketch, a clearer image can be generated and subsequently a new record in the collection of existing images. Hence, the concept of digital image sketching is important in preserving the image. It is aimed to add more resources and become a reference in the future.