Portal talk:Animation

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Misuse of terms such as "CGI" "computer graphic imagery" and "traditional".[edit]

It has come to my attention that wikipedia has a lot of articles referring to digitally created 2D animation as "traditional animation" or "traditional art" and referring to "CGI" only when it comes to 3D animation. Even methods such as flash and ToonBoom don't appear to be referred to as CGI, but at the least they aren't being called traditional either(though pages like Flash Animation are still using "traditional" wrong).

The use of things such as digital ink is literally creating imagery on a computer, and even most "analog art"/actual traditional art is still most likely animated on a computer these days, making the animation not traditional. It is primarily for this reason that I propose that this inaccuracy be rectified. Mattwo7 (talk) 02:47, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

@Mattwo7: This page is really only for discussing improvements to Portal:Animation. To discuss this issue with the editors most interested in computer animation, you'd do better to post at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Animation. -- John of Reading (talk) 05:59, 19 June 2015 (UTC)
I see. They don't really make this sort of thing very clear...Mattwo7 (talk) 08:02, 19 June 2015 (UTC)