RichardWilliamsRIP
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Today the animation world mourns the loss of a great man. Director, animator, teacher and friend Richard Williams. Richard passed away at his home in Bristol on Friday, his family announced. Richard Williams was born on March 19, 1933 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Richard Edmund Williams. He is known

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Developer Studio MDHR just announced their first animated cartoon series, The Cuphead Show. Hand drawn animation fans are rejoicing around the world to this news. I being one of them! The show is currently in development at Netflix, and it’s being handled by the company’s in-house animation team, according to

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2d AnimationEducational

Ken Anderson was one of the greatest artists at Walt Disney Studios. Many of his character designs are the actual designs of the characters we love from the Golden, Silver and Bronze Age of Disney Animation. Ken was known for going on trips around the world and bringing his sketchbook

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LooneyTunesCartoon2019
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This has been a long time coming, traditional animation returning to Warner Bros. Some purists may say, it is still done digitally. However, for as long as we all have been waiting, this is a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of the cartoons being released in this

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Doug TenNapel the creator of the popular video game Earthworm Jim recently launched an IndieGoGo campaign for “Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow” and it has already raised over 150k in just 3 days. Doug explained on his Twitter account that this comic will be an origin story which he wanted

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2d AnimationNews

If you are a fan of Batman and The Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles you are in for a treat! Warner and Nickelodeon is teaming up for this adaptation from the James Tynion IV and Freedie Williams II comic book crossover “Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. The comic was a six-issue intercompany

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2d AnimationNews

We have just updated the Traditional Animation website’s model sheets section with over 1,000 new model sheets. The model sheet section is now in alphabetical order by film, series and character. If we are missing a film, tv series or character you would like to see, be sure to let

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Mary Poppins Returns
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The internet is buzzing with excitement as the long-awaited Mary Poppins Returns fly’s into theaters! Go see some beautiful Traditional Animation by Duncan Studio! Animation sequence Director Jim Capobianco, and animation supervisor Chris Sauve. The film was directed and produced by Rob Marshall, “Mary Poppins Returns” also stars Lin-Manuel Miranda,

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2d AnimationInterviews

Q. Can you give us a bit of your history, background, schooling & how you discovered your Animation calling? What are your film credits, Disney & Non-Disney? I was born in Italy and immigrated to the US with my mother and father and two siblings. We lived in a town

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StanLeeDeadatAge95
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Stan Lee passes away today at 95. He was taken by ambulance from his Los Angeles home on Monday morning to Cedar’s Sinai Medical Center, where he later passed. It is a very sad day for Artists, animators, and comic lovers. Stan Lee was a legend and lived a life

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HalloweenTA
2d Animation

We here at Traditional Animation love Halloween! Here is a collection of Halloween themed cartoons over the years. A great collection of Youtube videos to watch on Halloween! Not all, but enough to feed the haunted animation bug. Enjoy! There has been a total of 29 “The Simpsons – Halloween

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ducktalesfinal25episodes
2d AnimationNews

The long-awaited Ducktales Volume 4 will soon be released on DVD! It will be the final 25 episodes of the series. There were a total of 100 episodes, and the previous three volumes contained the first 75 episodes. For those of you who are fans of the original Ducktales, this

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2d AnimationNews

Warner Bros. has finally remastered all the episodes of Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition. It is currently available for pre-order, and will be available in a 12-disc boxset on October 16, 2018. Some say this is the best animate Batman of all time. Would you agree? The

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2d AnimationNews

After 40 years, Don Bluth returns to Walt Disney Animation Studios. This was something for the history books. I am extremely grateful that I got to be part of these moments & talks of the future. Why was Don Bluth at Disney Animation you ask? Well, some of that must

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