Lil Elves Workshops

Drop off your Lil Elves (7-15 years) at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity for an afternoon of gift making while you take time for holiday shopping in Soco’s OC Mix!

Each two hour workshop is $15 and features a fun art activity.

There are four Lil Elves workshops to pick from:

  • November 30: Birds of a Feather – Clay ornament making

  • December 7: Good Things Come in Small Packaged – Mini canvas painting

  • December 14: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Paper bending creations

  • December 21: Grinch Pop Art – 6”x6” canvas painting

Join us for one or all!

Questions? Contact Cyndi Burgess, Program Manager: Cyndi@ChuckJonesCenter.org or 949-660-7793.

Nude, oil on kraft paper, 14″ x 11″, by Chuck …

Nude, oil on kraft paper, 14″ x 11″, by Chuck Jones, circa late 1950s.

Directed by Chuck Jones is on hiatus until September 9th.

Comics & Cabernet Fine Art Friday

Join us on the evening of August 30th from 6:30-8:30pm for a night of creative comic collaging! Guest artist Fernando Del Rosario’s award winning collection, REAL HEROES, features uniquely collaged comic book content that is sure to inspire. During this workshop, Fernando will guide you step-by-step through his process of creating your own REAL HEROES piece, a one-of-a-kind work of art. Wine tasting and a light snack will be provided. THIS EVENT IS 21 & OVER ONLY.

NO ART EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! JUST BRING YOUR CREATIVITY!

Get your tickets here!

$45 tickets are good for one person and include all necessary materials, as well as 2 beverages.

$85 tickets are good for two people and include all necessary materials, as well as 2 beverages per person.

Questions? Contact our Programs Manager, Cyndi Burgess at cyndi@chuckjonescenter.org, or call 949-660-7793 prompt 4.

Tex Avery, February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980…

Tex Avery, February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980.

Top: Chuck Jones’s “Appreciation” for the Los Angeles Times on the passing of Tex Avery. Jones was an animator in Avery’s unit at Leon Schlesinger’s before his directorial debut in 1939 with “The Night Watchman.”

Bottom: “Tex’s Rabbit” model sheet for Avery’s 1940 “A Wild Hare”, considered by many to be the first appearance of the Bugs Bunny we all know and love.

Your Friday hamburger courtesy Chuck Jones, ci…

Your Friday hamburger courtesy Chuck Jones, circa 1960, 30″ x 40″, mixed media on newsprint.

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Born on this da…

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Born on this day, 1920. Shown here with Chuck Jones, circa 1970s. When asked what he wanted for his birthday, Bradbury replied, “Why, I want to be 14 years old just like Chuck Jones.”

Are you ready for Space Jam II?

Are you ready for Space Jam II?

Original drawing, graphite and India ink on 12 field animation paper, by Chuck Jones, circa late 1980s.

American Gothic, the original by Grant Wood (l…

American Gothic, the original by Grant Wood (l) and the Bugs Bunny version by Chuck Jones ®.

A note from Ted Geisel, AKA Dr. Seuss, to Chuc…

A note from Ted Geisel, AKA Dr. Seuss, to Chuck Jones, circa late 1980s with photo of the pair wearing bow ties, Jones to the left, circa 1966.

“What did you expect in an opera? A happy endi…

“What did you expect in an opera? A happy ending?” –Bugs Bunny
At the bottom, play list for “What’s Opera, Doc?” directed by Chuck Jones, 1957.
“They say Wagner’s music is better than it sounds.” William Nye via Mark Twain