Happy TOONTOBER Everyone! We are happy to announce that we here at TraditionalAnimation.com are hosting TOONTOBER!! Many prizes including animation cels, animation cards, and more! Special thanks to Don Bluth Studios for their donation to this years prizes! To find out the rules and how to enter join our discord
I am excited to announce that Don Bluth is partnering up with myself (Lavalle Lee) to create something new for all the fans in the animation world. The project is called Bluth Fables. Don Bluth writes, narrates and draws out these short nursery rhyme stories as if you are in
We just updated our Youtube Channel with tons of new pencil tests, concept art videos, Up to date news and animation interviews! We plan to keep adding to our Youtube channel so keep checking back! Come follow us and check it out!
The long awaited Tiki Trouble book is now available created by Disney Veteran Dominic Carola. It was my honor to be part of this book during the Kickstarter campaign and now seeing it come to fruition. Tiki Trouble is definitely a must for any fan of great art and story.
The internet was taken by storm last week when Craig Peck released the pitch/sizzle reel of GALAXY GAS on Youtube. The pitch has now become a viral hit. GALAXY GAS is a 2d hand-drawn animated film idea that had some of the top animators and artists at the helm. We
We have updated our Youtube channel to include episodes of The Traditional Animation Show. Also including upcoming News, Reviews, Interviews, Pencil Tests, Behind The Scenes Videos and so much more! We plan on building up our Youtube page up, so get in early so you don’t miss a thing!
The NBA lost a basketball legend this week. Kobe Bryant, 41, was in a fatal helicopter crash yesterday morning in Calabasas, California. His daughter, Gianna, was also lost in the crash as well as seven other passengers. As we honor and remember Kobe’s life and his accomplishments, we wanted to
Fans of the classic Nelvana film, “Rock & Rule” REJOICE! You can now watch the full length feature film in it’s entirety on Youtube (Embedded here on Traditional Animation!) Thanks Retro Rerun! Description on Youtube: Rock & Rule is an acclaimed, animated rock & roll feature about an aging superstar,
“This fall, the Seuss hits the pan.” Netflix has really turned the tables for 2d animation this year. We have seen beloved animated series from the 90’s return such as Rocko’s Modern Life and Invader Zim. Adding on to that, we have “Klaus” coming out the same day as “Green
The time has come! The long awaited traditionally animated film “Klaus” is to be released November 8th, 2019 in theaters and November 15th, 2019 on Netflix. As most animation fans can tell you, it has been a long time coming. We have seen Klaus imagery (screen grabs), pencil tests and
There has been a lot of rumors and speculation on what Disney will release on their new streaming service Disney+ on the first day. Disney+ is now being testing in the Netherlands ahead of its November. Disney is still working out the bugs and testing so this catalog could change
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
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
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
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
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