Lavalle Lee
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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.

2d AnimationNews

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

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2d AnimationFeature Films

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,

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“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

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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

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2d AnimationNewsTelevision

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

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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

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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

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2d AnimationEducational

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

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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

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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

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If you are a fan of Batman and The Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles you are in for a treat! Warner and Nickelodeon is teaming up for this adaptation from the James Tynion IV and Freedie Williams II comic book crossover “Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. The comic was a six-issue intercompany

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We have just updated the Traditional Animation website’s model sheets section with over 1,000 new model sheets. The model sheet section is now in alphabetical order by film, series and character. If we are missing a film, tv series or character you would like to see, be sure to let

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2d AnimationNewsTrailers

The internet is buzzing with excitement as the long-awaited Mary Poppins Returns fly’s into theaters! Go see some beautiful Traditional Animation by Duncan Studio! Animation sequence Director Jim Capobianco, and animation supervisor Chris Sauve. The film was directed and produced by Rob Marshall, “Mary Poppins Returns” also stars Lin-Manuel Miranda,

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Stan Lee passes away today at 95. He was taken by ambulance from his Los Angeles home on Monday morning to Cedar’s Sinai Medical Center, where he later passed. It is a very sad day for Artists, animators, and comic lovers. Stan Lee was a legend and lived a life

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2d Animation

We here at Traditional Animation love Halloween! Here is a collection of Halloween themed cartoons over the years. A great collection of Youtube videos to watch on Halloween! Not all, but enough to feed the haunted animation bug. Enjoy! There has been a total of 29 “The Simpsons – Halloween

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