From the top: “Trophy Room,” “Genius at Work,”…

From the top: “Trophy Room,” “Genius at Work,” “Socially Secure,” and “Decisions, Decisions”, acrylic on wood, each 12″ square, by Mike Bilz.

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Hair-Raising Hare”  (1946)

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“Anxiety is the  handmaiden of creativity.” &n…

“Anxiety is the  handmaiden of creativity.” –T. S. Eliot

The kids from “The Adventures of the Road Runn…

The kids from “The Adventures of the Road Runner” produced for television, but it never made it to TV, instead it was edited and appeared as a theatrical featurette with “Lad: A Dog” on Memorial Day weekend, 1962. Drawings are graphite on 12 field animation paper by Chuck Jones. 

Hamburger, colored pencil and craypas on newsp…

Hamburger, colored pencil and craypas on newsprint, 30″ x 40″ by Chuck Jones, circa 1960. 

“Moulin Rouge” original oil painting on canvas…

“Moulin Rouge” original oil painting on canvas by Chuck Jones, 1989.

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“Yopp!” saves the day. Dr. Whovee races to the…

“Yopp!” saves the day. Dr. Whovee races to the highest point in Whoville to save their world from destruction in this multi-cel key master set-up. Original background, gouache on art board with matching production cels, gouache on acetate from the 1970 Peabody Award-winning animated television special of “Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!” directed by Chuck Jones, co-directed by Maurice Noble. 

Chicago and environs Chuck Jones fans! A &ls…

Chicago and environs Chuck Jones fans! A ‘ginormous’ Chuck Jones Baseball Big Draw is going to be held Friday, June 1 at the Boomer’s field in Schaumburg! Be there or be square!

Original production cel, gouache on acetate, C…

Original production cel, gouache on acetate, Connecticut Cat and Tucker Mouse from “A Very Merry Cricket”, directed by Chuck Jones, 1973.