Author: Chuck Jones

Publicity “stills” from Warner Bros. Animation…

Publicity “stills” from Warner Bros. Animation, 10″ x 8″, lithography, circa 1940-1945. 

“You slop artist.”

“You slop artist.”

At top, a layout drawing by Maurice Noble for the 1953 Chuck Jones-directed, “Duck Amuck”.  

We’re working on a catalog raisonne of the Chu…

We’re working on a catalog raisonne of the Chuck Jones hand-painted cel art editions, titled, “The Animated Art of Chuck Jones”. The first volume will contain works from 1977 to 1989 and is expected to be completed in September. 

The color call-out sheet along with a color model cel art for “Western Group” from 1980 are shown. The final version of “Western Group” had a yellow sky. The background was hand-made using Pantone paper. Chuck Jones’s original line drawing was silk-screened onto an acetate sheet and each cel was hand-painted using cel vinyl by expert cel painters. 

Tex Avery model sheet of Bugs Bunny, circa 194…

Tex Avery model sheet of Bugs Bunny, circa 1940. Chuck Jones’s “Appreciation” in the L.A. Times after Avery passed on August 26, 1980.

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I love him

I HAVE SOME questions

So many stick

What a good boy!

surprise ending

THE TWIST

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Nothing to do with #chuckjones but still…

Wile E. Coyote five ways. Character model draw…

Wile E. Coyote five ways. Character model drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper by Chuck Jones, circa late 1950s.  

nahundfern:“I’ll tell ya what I think Mel Blan…

nahundfern:

“I’ll tell ya what I think Mel Blanc’s most genius achievement was… And only if you’re a voice actor do you realize how incredible this is. When Bugs and Daffy are fighting over whether it’s Wabbit Season or Duck Season, and Daffy Duck comes out dressed as Bugs Bunny doing a Bugs Bunny imitation, and then Bugs Bunny comes out dressed as Daffy doing a Daffy impression… You know how hard that is to do? To take your own character, have it imitate another one of your own characters? It’s almost impossible. Because if you try to combine two voices that you’re doing, you kind of just land in the middle. Like if I try to do Apu imitating Moe, it’ll sound just like Moe imitating Apu. We tried it one day, at the Simpsons. We were talking about it, and we were marvelling at Mel Blanc’s ability to do this, and we all tried to do one of our characters imitating another one, and have them sound different, and we couldn’t do it.”
– Hank Azaria, Voice Actor, “The Simpsons”

Bric-a-brac-a Firecracker! Sis Boom Bah! Bugs …

Bric-a-brac-a Firecracker! Sis Boom Bah! Bugs Bunny, Bugs Bunny! Rah! Rah! Rah!

Happy 4th of July!

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Monster mash-up. Marvin Martian and Gossamer a…

Monster mash-up. Marvin Martian and Gossamer appear in the segment, “Return of Duck Dodgers…”, in the 1980 animated television special, “Bugs Bunny Bustin’ Out All Over,” directed by Chuck Jones.

Pussyfoot model sheet after drawings by Chuck …

Pussyfoot model sheet after drawings by Chuck Jones for his 1952 short animated film, “Feed the Kitty.”