rotoscoping

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ro·to·scop·ing

 (rō′tə-skō′pĭng)
n.
1. An animation technique in which frames or cels are traced from a live-action movie.
2. The technique of converting a live-action movie into one that appears to be drawn or painted using a computer algorithm.

[After the Rotoscope, a device for tracing from live-action movies invented in 1915 by Max Fleischer (1883-1972), American animator.]
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Linklater replicates the look and feel of a graphic novel through an advanced form of the interpolated rotoscoping animation, first devised for his 2001 film Waking Life.
The software allows artists to paint over the digital footage using a technique of interpolated rotoscoping.