Say hello to four new short guides featuring essential chapters from the international best-seller The Animator’s Survival Kit. Celebrating the 20th anniversary, this series of short guides are small, easy-to-carry and easy-to-study editions. We here at Traditional Animation was contacted by Mr. Williams widow, and she was kind enough to send us one copy of each edition.

The books include:

Dialogue, Directing Acting and Animal Action (book)

Walks (book)

Runs, Jumps and Skips (book)

Flexibility and Weight (book)

In stores August 5th, 2021.

From Press Release

Richard William’s The Animator’s Survival Kit is the indispensable tool for professional animators and students of animation. This series of short guides presents the Survival Kit’s most essential.

– 20th Anniversary reissues of The Animator’s Survival Kit.

– Each of the guides has a new and never seen before hand written introduction from Richard Williams.

– Director and producer, Imogen Sutton, Williams’ wife and long-time collaborator is available for press.

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Lavalle Lee

Lavalle Lee

Lavalle has been making animated online cartoons since 2001 for his website 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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