Learn from a master animator and artist, Preston Blair. This book is essential for any student or professional wanting to polish their skills. Preston Blair (October 24, 1908 – April 19, 1995) was an American character animator, most noted for his work at Walt Disney Productions and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animation
Toby the Pup is available for the first time on DVD or Blu-ray! Toby the Pup was created by animators Sid Marcus, Dick Huemer, and Art Davis in 1930. Toby the Pup will have it’s first release ever, produced by Inkwell Images Ink. It has been a few years since
CONTEST!! December “Pencil Test” Animation Contest Here’s your chance to win a bunch of Animation GOODIES!! We have been wanting to start some contests to get more of you out there animating! What better way than a contest! All entries must be submitted by Dec 31st, 2016.– Beetlejuice Animation Cel
Don Bluth and Gary Goldman just released on their Indiegogo campaign original, “The Land Before Time” animation drawings for their contributors. They will be signing each of these animation drawings and they are only going for $125 dollars each. For a piece of animation history, that is a great price.
Check out this great tool for animators! You can now study animation frame by frame, or change the playback speed! Just type in the Youtube or Vimeo web address! http://www.anilyzer.com/ From their website: The Anilyzer is a free service that allows the user to view videos frame by frame and
Patrick Schoenmaker just released a new short “The Adventures of Indiana Jones” and it is great! We have been following Patrick’s page with all the concept art and publicity stills and he definitely built up a big following. Watch it here! We got in contact with Patrick and asked a
The burning question on everyones mind is, what is your favorite cartoon theme song of all time?! So many to choose from, so many choices, which is yours? Could it be a Disney Afternoon show? Hanna-Barbera cartoon? Maybe Looney Tunes? Here are some theme songs to get you started.
Holy Nostalgia Batman! First DC comes back with Batman: The Killing Joke with Mark Hamill as the Joker and Kevin Conroy as Batman, now they are even digging deeper and bringing back the cast from the 60s Batman Television series! Adam West will return as Batman, Burt Ward will play
We wanted to give a big thank you for all of your support for TraditionalAnimation.com, we have grown so much since we created this site in 2011! We are still the #1 hand-drawn animation website on the web and it is because of all of you we have reached another
Some sad news about the house Walt Disney first called home in California, it is set to be demolished which is also the birthplace of the first animation studio in Los Angeles. The house is located one block east of Vermont in Los Feliz, 4406 Kingswell Avenue and was built
Creator Genndy Tartakovsky is bringing back the popular animated cartoon series Samurai Jack to Cartoon Network & Adult Swim with all-new episodes in 2016! The images that have been released to the public so far reveal a more violent and darker Jack 50 years in the future. TEASER! Jack will
New Max Fleischer 1930s style game coming to XboxOne and Steam for Microsoft Windows called “Cuphead”. This game definitely looks amazing, the characters and animation are all done traditionally. I am personally looking forward to playing this game, it is a good thing I own an XboxOne. You can’t get
Throughout the years professional animators have used mirrors to capture facial expressions, even the use of full body mirrors to capture all of the characters movement to assist them in their animation. The mirror is a very important tool for animators. Some might say an animators job is easy, and
What is your favorite animated movie of all time? We want to know! This question is the ultimate question that needs an answer. For many it is hard to choose because their are so many great animated movies that have been produced throughout the years. But if you had to
Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy are returning to DC in the latest Batman animated movie. “Batman: The Killing Joke”. Mark Hamill will once again voice the Joker and Kevin Conroy will reprise his role as Batman. In addition, Tara Strong will voice Barbra Gordon (aka Batgirl), and Ray Wise will