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Apr

A Red Dot Auction submission. Find out more here. 

A Red Dot Auction submission. Find out more here

22

Apr

"The Carnivore" oil painting by Daniel Killen. One in a series of works by the artist that pay tribute to the creative genius of Chuck Jones. 

"The Carnivore" oil painting by Daniel Killen. One in a series of works by the artist that pay tribute to the creative genius of Chuck Jones. 

17

Apr

So he donated a painting to the Red Dot Auction. What artist will you discover on May 9th?
You should attend. I promise it’s good for you. 

So he donated a painting to the Red Dot Auction. What artist will you discover on May 9th?

You should attend. I promise it’s good for you. 

16

Apr

These Chuck Jones drawings are part of an exhibit opening at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana on April 26th called: “Chuck Jones: Doodles of a Genius”.

Some of these you will even find on t-shirts in the Bowers Gift Shop. Pass it on. 

14

Apr

Chuck Jones drawing Chuck Jones. “With a name like Chuck Jones, you can only be a second baseman or an animator.” — Uncle Lynn

Chuck Jones drawing Chuck Jones. “With a name like Chuck Jones, you can only be a second baseman or an animator.” — Uncle Lynn

11

Apr

It’s Daffy Duck’s 77th anniversary next week and to celebrate we thought we’d break out a bottle of vintage “Old Duck”.

Drawings by Chuck Jones, graphite on 12 field animation paper, 10.5” x 12.5”, top drawing circa 1985 and bottom circa 1975. 

[editor’s note: Cold Duck was an effervescent wine drink popular in the ’60s and ’70s.]

09

Apr

it’s not over until…
Drawing by Chuck Jones, graphite on 12 field animation paper, 10.5” x 12.5”, circa 1997.

it’s not over until…

Drawing by Chuck Jones, graphite on 12 field animation paper, 10.5” x 12.5”, circa 1997.

08

Apr

One of the “doodles” to be exhibited at the Bowers Museum for “Chuck Jones: Doodles of a Genius” opening April 26. 

One of the “doodles” to be exhibited at the Bowers Museum for “Chuck Jones: Doodles of a Genius” opening April 26. 

07

Apr

The Coyote (Hungrii Fea Bagius) chases the Road Runner (Tidbittius Velocitus). 
Academy Award-nominee for best short animated film of 1961, “Beep Prepared” was directed by Chuck Jones. This is a layout drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, 10.5” x 12.5”. 

The Coyote (Hungrii Fea Bagius) chases the Road Runner (Tidbittius Velocitus). 

Academy Award-nominee for best short animated film of 1961, “Beep Prepared” was directed by Chuck Jones. This is a layout drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, 10.5” x 12.5”. 

04

Apr

screwball…
Concept drawing by Chuck Jones for “Duck Amuck” of 1953. Graphite on 12 field animation paper. 

screwball…

Concept drawing by Chuck Jones for “Duck Amuck” of 1953. Graphite on 12 field animation paper.