Category: puns r us

Preliminary ideas for what would become the bo…

Preliminary ideas for what would become the book “Chuck Reducks: Drawing from the Fun Side of Life” by Chuck Jones, 1992.

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Top: Original layout drawing, graphite on 12 f…

Top: Original layout drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, by Chuck Jones for his 1954 short animated film, “Claws for Alarm,” starring Porky Pig and Sylvester. Please note that Sylvester* is mute in Chuck Jones cartoons.


Bottom: Original background layout, graphite with red pencil on 12 field animation paper, by Maurice Noble.


*Sylvester is from the Latin for wooded, silvestris, and felis silvestris, aka “wild cat”.

Production cels, gouache on acetate, from the …

Production cels, gouache on acetate, from the 1994 “Chariots of Fur”, directed by Chuck Jones. Hope springs eternal.