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CGI vs. drawn animation Nother NonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832335

One of the ways in which the new Filly Funtasia MLP will be inferior to G4 is its use of 3-D CGI graphics. As one simple illustration of why drawn animation is better, let me point out that there will no longer be any pleasure to be had in capturing new, imaginative, or weird facial expressions like the attached. 3-D faces don't do weird very well.

SpizzleCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832336

Not sure if good examples, i would def. not have needed those faces.
But I guess 3D CGI will bring their own meme faces along, for better or worse.

Epic Mount!Hero.tYu2gCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832337

There was a time I wasn't a fan of 3D animation, save for good shows like ReBoot and Code Lyoko before they got their sequel series, but I've grown to like todays 3D animations.

I still prefer 2D though and wish Disney would take a break from 3D animating and make 2D animated movies now and again.

Nother NonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832338

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There's nothing wrong with 3-D animation. Some of it is brilliant and memorable. Zootopia. Ratatouille. But it's basically the same thing as stop-motion animation, using virtual puppets. It requires you to specify stuff that 2-D allows you to ignore, and prevents you from doing things that 2-D allows.

For example: what is the texture of Bugs Bunny's fur? It doesn't matter in a 2-D cartoon. Bugs can have fur or just a gray surface, depending on what the story line requires. But in 3-D CGI, as in puppet animation, you have to specify surface properties and stick to them. Check out the attached graphic. This is not an improvement on the original.

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