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2d AnimationEducational

Learn from a master animator and artist, Preston Blair. This book is essential for any student or professional wanting to polish their skills. Preston Blair (October 24, 1908 – April 19, 1995) was an American character animator, most noted for his work at Walt Disney Productions and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animation

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Toby the Pup First Ever Blu-ray Release!
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Toby the Pup is available for the first time on DVD or Blu-ray! Toby the Pup was created by animators Sid Marcus, Dick Huemer, and Art Davis in 1930. Toby the Pup will have it’s first release ever, produced by Inkwell Images Ink. It has been a few years since

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CONTEST!! December “Pencil Test” Animation Contest Here’s your chance to win a bunch of Animation GOODIES!! We have been wanting to start some contests to get more of you out there animating! What better way than a contest! All entries must be submitted by Dec 31st, 2016.– Beetlejuice Animation Cel

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The Land Before Time Animation Drawings
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Don Bluth and Gary Goldman just released on their Indiegogo campaign original, “The Land Before Time” animation drawings for their contributors. They will be signing each of these animation drawings and they are only going for $125 dollars each. For a piece of animation history, that is a great price.

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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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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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Don Bluth & Gary Goldman
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New Episode of The Traditional Animation Show is online!! In this episode we interview animation legends Don Bluth and Gary Goldman!! We uploaded the full uncut version that includes an additional 20 minutes of footage!! Find out about their past, present and future plans including their Dragon’s Lair: The Movie

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Andreas Deja released his new book entitled “The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Great Animators”. Filled with some never before seen original drawings, and the works of each of Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men! Andreas shares their knowledge on acting, figure drawing, story and so much

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Aaron Blaise on The Traditional Animation Show
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The Traditional Animation Show – Aaron Blaise Interview We have a brand new episode of The Traditional Animation Show!! We interview former Disney Director Aaron Blaise and find out how he got his start in animation, from college all the way up to directing Brother Bear for Walt Disney Feature

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The Traditional Animation Show – Dominic Carola Interview Hey everyone, check out our very first Traditional Animation Show!! It has been a long time coming, and we kick off the show with a BANG! A full Interview with Disney Veteran Dominic Carola. Learn about his days at Walt Disney Feature

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2d AnimationFeatured PostsInterviews

We had the privilege of interviewing Tomm Moore the director of the Oscar nominated films Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells, to discuss his start in animation and his future animation projects. Also learn some of what goes on behind the scenes at Cartoon Saloon. On to

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