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Timm Style is a style of animation that has recently been gaining popularity. Characters are drawn with fairly realistic, though somewhat exaggerated, proportions and small eyes all round (though villains' eyes may still be [[GoodEyesEvilEyes slightly narrower]] than those of the heroes). People are drawn with lots of straight lines rather than curves, which makes them look rather angular.

This style tends to be used in action series, so characters and clothing will usually be drawn with just a few colours, simple shading and minimal textures to make them easier to animate.

Among the artistic influences Timm has cited for this style are Chester Gould's ''ComicStrip/DickTracy'' (look at Batman's jaw!), and Dan [=DeCarlo's=] style of drawing pretty girls in ArchieComics.

This wiki commonly misuses the term {{Animesque}} to refer to these, though there is occasional overlap.

It is named for BruceTimm, an artist and animator for Creator/DCComics who uses this style. As a result, it's quite common in {{animated adaptation}}s of DC properties, like the {{DCAU}} and WesternAnimation/DCUniverseAnimatedOriginalMovies.

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!!Examples:

* Franchise/{{DCAU}}:
** ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''
** ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries''
** ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond''
** ''WesternAnimation/TheZetaProject''
** ''StaticShock''
** ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague''
* Other DCComics adaptations:
** ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman''
** ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice''
** ''[[GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries Green Lantern: The Animated Series]]'' and ''WesternAnimation/BewareTheBatman'' adapt this style to CGI.
* ''GalactikFootball''
* ''{{Huntik}}''
* ''LegendOfTheDragon''
* ''WesternAnimation/ZorroGenerationZ''
* ''WesternAnimation/HellboyAnimated''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''
* ''Anime/TheBigO''
* ''WesternAnimation/StormHawks''
* ''WorldOfQuest''
* ''NightHood''
* Captain Hero in ''DrawnTogether'' is drawn in this style, as part of being a parody of Franchise/{{Superman}}.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfCalamityJane''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}''
* ''RoswellConspiracies''
* ''WesternAnimation/AvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'' and its predecessor ''WesternAnimation/{{Wolverine And The X-Men}}''.
** And related, being they shared a character designer, ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men Evolution}}'' features a ''similar'' style, though notably rounder and slightly more detailed then usual.
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003''
* The comic series ''{{Powers}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/MortalKombatDefendersOfTheRealm''
* The DirectToVideo animated movie ''[[ComicBook/{{Turok}} Turok: Son of Stone]]''
* The ''{{Gen13}}'' movie.
* Internet artist Romil Ilagan applies this style (with Timm's work on ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' cited as a specific influence) to ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' at his website, [[http://www.phantoonsoftheopera.com Phantoons of the Opera]].


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