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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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