Category: Bugs Bunny

Acrobats, original oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″, b…

Acrobats, original oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″, by Chuck Jones, circa 1995.

“The author, O. Henry, taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds–the birds were chickens and the flowers, dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.” –Chuck Jones

“Super Rabbit”, hand-painted cel art edition c…

“Super Rabbit”, hand-painted cel art edition created from an original drawing by Eric Goldberg, 13.5″ x 16.5″, gouache on acetate with printed background.

“Super Rabbit”, released April 3, 1943, directed by Chuck Jones, story by Tedd Pierce, animation by Ken Harris and musical direction by Carl W. Stalling. 

Bugs Bunny and his adversaries, original drawi…

Bugs Bunny and his adversaries, original drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, by Chuck Jones, circa 1988-89.

Titled “Jealousy”, this is ____ ____’s submiss…

Titled “Jealousy”, this is ____ ____’s submission to this year’s Red Dot Auction, a charity art experience and fundraiser for the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.

Now in its ninth year, the Red Dot Auction is unique in that the art is donated “anonymously” and the artist’s name isn’t revealed until the silent auction closes. For more information about the Center and the Red Dot Auction, please visit ChuckJonesCenter.org/reddot9.

Titled “Jealousy”, this is ____ ____’s submiss…

Titled “Jealousy”, this is ____ ____’s submission to this year’s Red Dot Auction, a charity art experience and fundraiser for the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.

Now in its ninth year, the Red Dot Auction is unique in that the art is donated “anonymously” and the artist’s name isn’t revealed until the silent auction closes. For more information about the Center and the Red Dot Auction, please visit ChuckJonesCenter.org/reddot9.

…with apologies to Rea Irvin. 

…with apologies to Rea Irvin

…with apologies to Rea Irvin. 

…with apologies to Rea Irvin

Top and bottom: Original production layout dra…

Top and bottom: Original production layout drawings by Chuck Jones for his animated short cartoon “Forward March Hare” released on this day (February 4) in 1953. Bugs Bunny in the U.S. Army–much hilarity ensues. He reads the eye chart down to the microscopic bottom line “Reg. U.S. Pat.Off.” while the soundtracks plays “I Only Have Eyes for You”. 

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Oh my goodness, will you take a look at what arrived this afternoon at Red Dot HQ. “Canned POP Icons” by _______ ________. (You didn’t really think I’d tell you who created these, did you?) The surface is so glossy and luxurious, and the homage so spot on.

Which artist’s work will you go home with at the Red Dot Auction IX? ChuckJonesCenter.org/RedDot9 for more information.

Chuck Jones on a scaffold creating a mural on …

Chuck Jones on a scaffold creating a mural on the wall of London’s Museum of the Moving Image in advance of his retrospective held there in the late 1980s. The museum has since closed, but we believe that the mural still exists. Can any of you confirm?