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    About ED,EDD,n' EDDY's art style....

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    ...i was wondering...in creating this original look with the shaking,how do they do it?....don't tell me they draw the same frame of animation a bit differently with everyone.....man,that'd take atleast 3 times the amount of time it takes to make a cartoon.....?

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    That's how they do it. Lots and lots of drawings. It was probably a lot harder to them in season 1 than it was by season 3. The fact that the animation can be both squiggly AND: expressive, painful when violent, filled with funny takes and poses, is a testament to Canadian animation. Considering the kind of animation you typically see on O Canada, I'd say EEE is the best they've got.

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    I'm glad somebody else finaly sees this style as creative rather than annoying. =) It was getting tough there, for awhile, thinking I was all alone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sayna
    I'm glad somebody else finaly sees this style as creative rather than annoying. =) It was getting tough there, for awhile, thinking I was all alone.
    You're not.

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    Dumb remark. I know.

    Wait.......So "Ed, Edd, n' Eddy" is Canadian?!

    Suddenly gets flashbacks of every "O, Canada!" episode seen, plus a few Canadian shorts shown in Animation I & II back in high school....

    That explains everything! The squiggly animation style, the nonlinear and unconventional humor - those are trademarks of Canadian Animation.

    At least, I think so. I'm only drawing conclusions from my limited experience with "O, Canada!" here....

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    Quote Originally Posted by DemonKrowno
    ...i was wondering...in creating this original look with the shaking,how do they do it?....don't tell me they draw the same frame of animation a bit differently with everyone.....man,that'd take atleast 3 times the amount of time it takes to make a cartoon.....?
    According to Danny A (Eds creator) it's impossible to ink something the same way twice, no matter how good you are there will always be a slight variation and aka cartoon builds on this for the show by utilising human error (animation by mistake being the company's motto) . So when there is a pause in the action you get a shaky effect by running a group these slightly different offset cels of the characters while the background remains 'frozen'. The wobble effect in EEnE is a nod to the animation of the 30s and the old black & white hand inked stuff particularly Blackman.

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    ...Wait.......So "Ed, Edd, n' Eddy" is Canadian?!
    And yes the show was created, written and produced in Canada (Vancouver to be specific) and animated in Korea. However the Eds and Peach Creek itself is not supposed to belong to any specific country or region, I've had a lot of mails in the past from people saying they know where Peach Creek is (TX or wherever) but it can't be over-emphasised that its not set in one specific town, the idea is that it could be anywhere and wherever it is you're bound to know somewhere just like it. Its slightly OT but the same goes with Rolf, he's the embodiment of every obscure country and culture you could encounter he does not have any definite nationality.

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    And yes the show was created, written and produced in Canada (Vancouver to be specific) and animated in Korea.
    Right, the show's animated overseas at Yeson, who also have done Fairly Oddparents and Family Guy. I like the animation style, too; the squiggle effect actually enhances the movement rather than stifling it (for example, on Dr. Katz, when characters were basically static).

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    Ed,Edd, 'n Eddy is all drawn and colored by hand? At least that is what I have heard.

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    Yep, full of old-fashioned goodness

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    i like to watch this sometimes including the dueling eds episode when rolf beats up eddy with the fish
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