Lavalle Lee
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Lavalle Lee

Lavalle has been making animated online cartoons since 2001 for his website flashcartoons.org. In 2009 Lavalle started learning from Don Bluth in his hand-drawn animation classes, as well as attending his Masterclasses in Arizona. In 2011 he started this website after seeing most animation sites were about all types of animation, not any specific to classical hand drawn animation. Lavalle also is the host of the popular online series. "The Traditional Animation Show". Lavalle is currently working for Don Bluth Films as a Production Manager and helped champion Dragon's Lair: The Movie Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cartoon Network is bringing back Thundercats in the style of The Amazing World of Gumball and Steven Universe. This will be the third rendition of the popular show originally which ran from January 23, 1985 to it’s final episode September 29, 1989. The second rendition of Thundercats ran from July

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Travel Oregon tapped into there inner Studio Ghibli with a new video that advertises tourism to their West Coast state. This video has taken the internet by storm! With millions of views combined through multiple platforms. Travel Oregon gave it a very small description saying, “Based on actual events. More

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Disney Veteran Glen Keane just announced he will be directing Pearl Studio’s “Over The Moon” as a world premiere animated film for Netflix. Glen Keane needs no introduction, known for animating “Tarzan”, Ariel from “The Little Mermaid”, Beast from “The Beauty and the Beast” and many many more. He animated

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2d AnimationEducational

Robert Fred “Freddie” Moore, born September 7, 1911 in Los Angeles, California. Some say Freddie Moore was Walt Disney’s greatest artist. His peers around the studio would always ask for one of Fred’s “Freddie Moore Girls” drawings and seek draftsmanship advice. Ollie Johnston (One of Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men)

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