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CG Photo-realism & the Uncanny Valley

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The ‘Uncanny Valley’ The Uncanny Valley is a phenomenon in art that happens when trying to recreate a perfectly photo-realistic scene.  It applies mostly to human faces, as it is based in how our brain are wired to recognize our own, but it can be translated to the ‘oddness’ felt in CG environments as well.   The problem with photo-realism, although pleasant to see, is that it does not have any margin for error. On the […]