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Matt Groening’s new show “Disenchantment” is to officially premiere on Netflix August 17th 2018. The show is labeled as “adult animated comedy fantasy series”. The first season will be 10 episodes long and takes place in a medieval kingdom called Dreamland. Disenchantment is about a heavy drinking princess named Bean,

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2d AnimationNews

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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2d AnimationQuiz

Whistle While You Work! Which Dwarf are you from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs? Grumpy, Doc, Happy, Sneezy, Sleepy, Dopey, or Bashful? Take our second quiz on Traditional Animation to find out! Heigh-Ho!

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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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2d AnimationNews

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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Have you ever wanted to learn how to animate traditionally? Now is your chance! Learn from Master Animator/Director Don Bluth for a full year online! Classes start Feb 6th, 2018. http://www.donbluthuniversity.com Classes include, Draftsmanship, Concept Art, Advanced Animation, Storyboards, Layout, Script Writing and much more. Details below 01. DRAFTMANSHIP (6

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2d AnimationNewsUncategorized

“The Art of Dragon’s Lair” is now available to the world! This book has been long awaited for over 30 years, it’s better late than never. I can personally say I am both humbled and honored to be featured in “The Art of Dragon’s Lair” book. It has been AMAZING

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2d AnimationEducational

Learn from Walt Disney Studios animator and comic book artist Ken Hultgren and his book “The Know-How of Cartooning”. This book one of the more lesser known books on animation and art, but a great resource! Ken Hultgren (November 14, 1915 – December 13, 1968) Kenneth Vernon Hultgren was one

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2d AnimationFeature FilmsNews

Dragon’s Lair: The Movie Pitch Presentation is finished!! We want to thank all of you for your support and contributions. Without you we wouldn’t have made this happen and a BIG Happy 80th Birthday to Don Bluth!! You can watch the pitch on Official Dragon’s Lair: The Movie Website. For

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2d Animation

HAPPY VIDEO GAME DAY 2017!! What is your favorite video game that is also a cartoon or cartoon that became a video game?? Many to choose from! #videogamesday

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2d AnimationFeatured Posts

Disney veteran Jason Peltz has a Kickstarter campaign that every hand-drawn animation fan should join in on. He created a “Miniature Animation Desk/Stylus Holder”. I know many of you have switched to digital, this will be a good reminder to never forget the roots of animation. Jason’s campaign was fully

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2d AnimationEducationalLearning

Motion blur is the smearing of rapidly moving objects in a still image or a sequence of images such as a movie or animation. In film, this happens when objects move too fast to be captured clearly because of a slow shutter speed. This is also a natural occurrence and

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2d AnimationNews

The Dragon’s Lair Indiegogo Campaign is officially shutting down tonight. As of right now, they are at $680,021.00 dollars! Don Bluth and Gary Goldman have had the highest hand-drawn animation crowdfunding campaign ever! Filled with tons of great perks. Rewards including cels, animation drawings, blu-rays, maquettes, posters, and so much

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Song of the Sea director Tomm Moore is gearing up for this third feature film, Wolfwalkers.  The story takes place in a time of superstition and magic, when wolves were seen as evil demons.  A young girl named Robyn arrives in Ireland with her father to hunt the last pack

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