Technology / Television (TV) / Naturalistic Animation
Naturalistic Animation: An aesthetic tenet of animation which advocates that animation replicate live-action film/video as much as possible: cartoon characters should resemble objects in reality and our view of the . . . View Full Definition
Abstract Animation: An aesthetic tenet of animation which sees animation as consisting of lines, shapes and colors, abstract forms to be manipulated by the animator at will. The opposite of naturalistic animation.
Naturalistic Performance: Performance style in which the actor attempts to create a character that the audience will accept as a plausible and believable human being, rather than an actor trying to portray someone.
Animation: The drawing (either electronically or on a physical medium) of motion. Usually animation is completed in a frame-by-frame process.