Category: Looney Tunes

Model sheet for “Kiss Me Cat”, 1953, based on …

Model sheet for “Kiss Me Cat”, 1953, based on drawings by Chuck Jones.

A Looney Tunes release opening in theaters on February 21, 1953. Directed by Charles M. Jones; Story by Michael Maltese; Animation by Lloyd Vaughn, Ken Harris, and Ben Washam; Layouts by Maurice Noble; Backgrounds by Philip DeGuard; Voice characterizations by Mel Blanc and (uncredited Bea Bernaderet); Musical Direction by Carl W. Stalling.*

*Eternal gratitude to Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald for their indispensable Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, A Complete Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons, a book no cartoon fan should be without.

The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity has part…

The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity has partnered with Robert Graham Stores to bring “Draw with Dad” this Saturday to select stores nationwide. Go here to find a participating Robert Graham store near you.

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.

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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.

Original model sheet of Sniffles by Chuck Jone…

Original model sheet of Sniffles by Chuck Jones, circa 1939. 

Mine, mine, mine. Sketches of Daffy Duck by Ch…

Mine, mine, mine. Sketches of Daffy Duck by Chuck Jones, graphite and red pencil on 12 field animation paper, circa 1980s. 

Are you ready for “Space Jam II”? See the full…

Are you ready for “Space Jam II”? See the full tweet here

Original layout drawing by Chuck Jones for his…

Original layout drawing by Chuck Jones for his 1956 “To Hare Is Human”, graphite and colored pencil on 12 field animation paper. 

Happy 70th Birthday to Marvin the Martian! Ju…

Happy 70th Birthday to Marvin the Martian! July 24, 1948- “Haredevil Hare” released, directed by Chuck Jones.