The drawbacks of procedurally generated art

With the good comes the bad, and procedurally generated art is no exception. Though it is flexible and saves space, it does come with a few drawbacks.

Lack of control

One of the first drawbacks is application agnostic, and is a drawback of procedural generation as a whole; the loss of control that comes with it. If you're generating art procedurally you lose the touch that a skilled artist can give it. The content can lack character and feel very rigid due to being the result of a deterministic process, not a creative one. A good procedural algorithm can mitigate this to a certain extent, but it's hard to generate content that feels and looks as natural as a talented artist would make it.

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