Oregon Taps Into Their Inner Ghibli
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
Glen Keane to Direct Feature Film on Netflix
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
Freddie Moore Girls – The Art of Fred Moore
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)
Don Bluth University – New School
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
The Art of Dragon’s Lair Book!
“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
The Know-How of Cartooning by Ken Hultgren (1946)
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
Dragon’s Lair: The Movie – Pitch Finished!
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
What is your favorite Video Game that is also a Cartoon?
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
New Miniature Animation Desk/Stylus Holder
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
Smear, Speed & Motion Blur Effects in Animation
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
LAST DAY! Dragon’s Lair Indiegogo Closing (Indemand)
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
Cartoon Saloon’s Wolfwalkers
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
200,000 Likes on Facebook!!
We made it to 200,000 likes on Facebook!! We wanted to thank everyone out there for your support. When you hear anyone say Traditional Animation or Hand Drawn Animation is dead, don’t believe them. It is growing strong and one day will be HUGE again. Remember, don’t be fooled by
Disney Classics Reimagined In Tim Burton’s Style
What would happen if Tim Burton directed some of Disney’s classics? Artist Andrew Tarusov transformed some of Walt Disney’s classics into Tim Burton’s style. Andrew Tarusov’s own words: My name is Andrew Tarusov. Originally I was born in Ribinsk, Russia, but now I’m living in Los Angeles, California. My general
What Is Your Favorite Animated Easter Egg Of All Time?
What is your favorite animated Easter Egg of all time? We want to know! Sometimes you never even know they are there. They happen so fast, that the naked eye cannot see. Some people have dedicated hours and hours to finding Easter Eggs in movies, and everyone has favorites. But