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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.

Watch Youtube & Vimeo videos Frame by Frame!
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Check out this great tool for animators! You can now study animation frame by frame, or change the playback speed! Just type in the Youtube or Vimeo web address! http://www.anilyzer.com/ From their website: The Anilyzer is a free service that allows the user to view videos frame by frame and

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The Adventures of Indiana Jones
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Patrick Schoenmaker just released a new short “The Adventures of Indiana Jones” and it is great! We have been following Patrick’s page with all the concept art and publicity stills and he definitely built up a big following. Watch it here! We got in contact with Patrick and asked a

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What Is Your Favorite Cartoon Theme Song?
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The burning question on everyones mind is, what is your favorite cartoon theme song of all time?! So many to choose from, so many choices, which is yours? Could it be a Disney Afternoon show? Hanna-Barbera cartoon? Maybe Looney Tunes? Here are some theme songs to get you started.

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Holy Nostalgia Batman! First DC comes back with Batman: The Killing Joke with Mark Hamill as the Joker and Kevin Conroy as Batman, now they are even digging deeper and bringing back the cast from the 60s Batman Television series! Adam West will return as Batman, Burt Ward will play

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We wanted to give a big thank you for all of your support for TraditionalAnimation.com, we have grown so much since we created this site in 2011! We are still the #1 hand-drawn animation website on the web and it is because of all of you we have reached another

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Where Walt Disney First Lived in Los Angeles
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Some sad news about the house Walt Disney first called home in California, it is set to be demolished which is also the birthplace of the first animation studio in Los Angeles. The house is located one block east of Vermont in Los Feliz, 4406 Kingswell Avenue and was built

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Creator Genndy Tartakovsky is bringing back the popular animated cartoon series Samurai Jack to Cartoon Network & Adult Swim with all-new episodes in 2016! The images that have been released to the public so far reveal a more violent and darker Jack 50 years in the future. TEASER! Jack will

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Do You Use A Mirror When You Animate?
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Throughout the years professional animators have used mirrors to capture facial expressions, even the use of full body mirrors to capture all of the characters movement to assist them in their animation. The mirror is a very important tool for animators. Some might say an animators job is easy, and

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All Time Favorite Animated Movie of All Time?
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What is your favorite animated movie of all time? We want to know! This question is the ultimate question that needs an answer. For many it is hard to choose because their are so many great animated movies that have been produced throughout the years. But if you had to

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Mark Hamill Returns Batman: The Killing Joke
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Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy are returning to DC in the latest Batman animated movie. “Batman: The Killing Joke”. Mark Hamill will once again voice the Joker and Kevin Conroy will reprise his role as Batman. In addition, Tara Strong will voice Barbra Gordon (aka Batgirl), and Ray Wise will

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First Ducktales Reboot Image 2017
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Last year when Disney announced the new Ducktales animated series reboot that will be premiering on Disney XD, I was ecstatic! Ducktales has to be one the greatest animated cartoons of all time and now they are back! Disney released a first image from the new series and it is

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Stephen Anderson
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We have a brand new episode of The Traditional Animation Show!! We interview Disney Director Stephen Anderson and find out how he got his start in animation, from college all the way up to directing Winnie the Pooh for Walt Disney Feature Animation. Be sure to watch until the end

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Congratulations Don Bluth & Gary Goldman!!! Dragon’s Lair just reached $250,000 on Indiegogo!! This is great news for the world of Traditional Animation. These two living legends have proven that hand-drawn animation is alive and well. I have had the honor and privilege to work for Don Bluth & Gary

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Bert and Jennifer Klein have released a brand new episode of Pups of Liberty entitled, “The Dog-claration of Independence”. Pups of Liberty is animated beautifully, with great backgrounds and historical stories from American History. They cover the American Founders, the Revolution, Colonial America, Congress and the Declaration of Independence. A

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DRAGON’S LAIR: THE MOVIE KICKSTARTER IS HERE!! Don Bluth and Gary Goldman have just released the campaign filled with many great rewards including signed drawings, art books, maquettes, animation classes and so much more! Check it out and contribute, we definitely are! Dragon’s Lair: The Movie – Kickstarter From Don

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