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  • newSEPT 26: Discord Discussion- Advice For Independent Animators
    Animation Resources is hosting monthly Discord parties on its Discord server. Join us the last Saturday of every month to participate in discussions and network with fellow artists from all over the world. The party starts at 4:30 pm (PDT) and the pr…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Sep 20, 4:41pm -
  • Golden Book: Tibor Gergely’s Early Children’s Books
    Tibor Gergely was born in Budapest, Hungary, and studied and taught in Vienna before the War. He escaped the Nazis and relocated to New York City in 1939, along with his wife. He became a well known illustrator, creating covers for the New Yorker and…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 1:24pm -
  • Illustration: Milton Caniff and Norman Rockwell in Coronet
    The Milton Caniff Estate recently loaned Animation Resources copies of two issues of Coronet magazine from 1942 and 1947 to digitize. Here are three articles of interest to cartoonists and illustrators… AMERICA’S PIONEER JAP FIGHTER By Howard Whi…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 2:42pm -
  • Illustration: Bozo And His Rocket Ship
    In 1946, a young producer at Capitol Records, Alan Livingston was assigned the task of developing a children’s line for the fledgling record company. He came up with the idea of a read-along record and book set featuring a circus clown named Bozo.…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 2:59pm -
  • Illustration: Gustaf Tenggren and the Genesis of the Golden Book Style
    In the twenties, Gustav Tenggren had been paid handsomely for his work. At Disney, his position guaranteed steady work. But the wartime economy changed all that. Publishers were no longer able to pay him to work a week or more on a single painting an…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 20, 3:18pm -
  • Animation: Ralph Bakshi’s Phone Doodles
    Today, I hope you’ll allow me to tell you about someone I have had the honor of working closely with. He’s my hero too. If anyone ever creates a Mount Rushmore of animation, his head should be right up front, grinning with a stub of a cigarette i…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Sep 20, 1:56pm -
  • Voice Acting: Mel Blanc on Advertising
    There’s one aspect of animation that I haven’t dealt with much yet- Voice Acting. My own research in this area is pretty limited. I hope sometime in the future, a specialist in this field will contribute their expertise to the Archive to curate t…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Sep 20, 1:08pm -
  • Animation: The History of the Chipmunks
    I got my start in animation at Bagdasarian Productions producing the NBC Saturday morning Chipmunks series, so I’ve always been interested in the history of the Chipmunks. It’s a real-life rags to riches story. Ross Bagdasarian Sr. (who went by t…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 20, 5:36pm -
  • Illustration: Mabel Lucie Attwell’s Peter Pan and Wendy
    There often seems to be a disconnect between the illustrators Walt Disney hired to do inspirational artwork for his films and the designs he actually ended up using. On Snow White, Disney hired the amazing painter, Gustaf Tenggren; but his instructio…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Sep 20, 4:20pm -
  • RefPack035: More Amazing Russian Puppet Animation Available For Download!
    REFPACK 034Members Only Download Every other month, members of Animation Resources are given access to an exclusive Members Only Reference Pack. These downloadable files are high resolution e-books on a variety of educational subjects and rare cartoo…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 3:00pm -


  • A Conversation with Peter Ramsey at the Ottawa International Animation Festival

    A Conversation with Peter Ramsey at the Ottawa International Animation Festival

    During OIAF at 12:30pm PST on Tuesday, September 29th, ASIFA-Hollywood will present a discussion and Q&A with Academy Award Winner Peter Ramsey, exploring his career, approach to storytelling and his thoughts on diversity and the animation industry.…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 11:34am -
  • Sign Up for a Discount for Ottawa International Animation Festival’s Animapass

    Sign Up for a Discount for Ottawa International Animation Festival’s Animapass

    The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has been one of the world’s leading animation events since 1976 providing screenings, exhibits, workshops, and so much more to thousands of people from around the world. The OIAF team has been work…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 11:03am -
  • Members Online Screening of ‘Ginger’s Tale’

    Members Online Screening of ‘Ginger’s Tale’

    In this traditionally animated feature, director Konstantin Shchekin introduces the 2020 Annecy Festival officially selected film, “Ginger’s Tale.” Young Potter finds a magical artifact, Stone Of Fire, that makes him rich and cruel. The evil Qu…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 10:46am -
  • 48th Annie Awards To Be Held (Virtual or Live) Friday, April 16, 2021

    48th Annie Awards To Be Held (Virtual or Live) Friday, April 16, 2021

    BURBANK, Calif. (August 24, 2020) – ASIFA-Hollywood announced today that while the current pandemic has been a challenge, the 48th Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held — either virtually or live — on Friday, April 16, 2021. The final decision…
    - 30 days ago, 24 Aug 20, 12:00pm -
  • Members Screening and Q&A of Animal Crackers

    Members Screening and Q&A of Animal Crackers

    A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington. The film stars the voices of John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Danny DeVito, Ian McKellen, Sylvester Stallone, R…
    - 55 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 8:25pm -
  • Animation Superstars Panel Now Available for Viewing

    Animation Superstars Panel Now Available for Viewing

    ASIFA-Hollywood and some of the brightest talents in animation assembled for a lively discussion about the inner workings of the animation biz! San Diego Comic-Con 2020 has ended, but that doesn’t mean you can’t become part of the conversation. J…
    - 58 days ago, 26 Jul 20, 7:04pm -
  • Special Members Screening and Q&A of ‘Scoob!’

    Special Members Screening and Q&A of ‘Scoob!’

    For 50 years Scooby-Doo has been imagined and re-imagined, with no two shows looking exactly alike. In “SCOOB!,” the first full-length, theatrical animated Scooby-Doo adventure, he and the Mystery Inc. gang get an updated look in a fully animated…
    - 62 days ago, 22 Jul 20, 10:46pm -
  • Members Special Two-Episode Viewing and Q&A for Wizards: Tales of Arcadia

    Members Special Two-Episode Viewing and Q&A for Wizards: Tales of Arcadia

    Following Trollhunters and the second series 3Below, Wizards marks the final chapter in the trilogy that brings together the three disparate worlds of trolls, aliens, and wizards. In the newest installment, wizard-in-training Douxie and the heroes of…
    - 62 days ago, 22 Jul 20, 10:37pm -
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at San Diego Comic-Con 2020 ‘Comic-Con@Home’

    ASIFA-Hollywood at San Diego Comic-Con 2020 ‘Comic-Con@Home’

    The debut of Comic-Con@Home 2020 premiers this week and ASIFA-Hollywood will be there! Due to health concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be a very different year for the annual celebration. San Diego Comic-Con is giving everyone free access…
    - 64 days ago, 20 Jul 20, 6:42pm -
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) Selects 2020 Student Scholarship Recipients

    ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) Selects 2020 Student Scholarship Recipients

    BURBANK, Calif. (July 15, 2020) – ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) is proud to announce its scholarship recipients for academic year 2020. This year’s scholarships total is $40,000 and will be distributed to 11 students; four g…
    - 69 days ago, 15 Jul 20, 11:39pm -

Big Screen Animation

    Cartoon Brew

    Cooked Art


    • new stuff. seriously though just follow me on tumblr or something.

      new stuff. seriously though just follow me on tumblr or something.

      - 28 May 14, 2:37pm -
    • http://dylanglynn.tumblr.com


      Hey world,It's me. yeah I'm, I'm here now, no no don't get up uh, I gotta go, I'm not gonna come back this time I don't think. But I just thought I'd say good by or something. You know it's hard for me to look at you. He had your eyes. So uh,…
      - 24 Oct 13, 9:30pm -
    • All These Things That I've Done

      All These Things That I've Done

      Oh boy. Haven't posted in a long time. I've been posting on tumblr though <<<<<< so that's kind of the place to find me if your looking.Here is some of the stuff I post there.One day soon I will probably stop posting here.  And only post on tumblr.I…
      - 28 Apr 13, 11:00pm -
    • Let's All Be Free Film Festival
      Hey peeps, if you live in the London area / are going to be in or around Covent Garden this weekend.(ie James, and Emily)My grad film "Circle Square" is going to be having its fancy European premier this weekend at the "Let's All Be Free Film Festiva…
      - 2 Apr 13, 3:11pm -
    • Bronwyn


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    • Weirdo


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    • Scar Bros

      Scar Bros

      Joke for Torontonians
      - 15 Mar 13, 7:33pm -
    • Who Are You

      Who Are You

      - 10 Mar 13, 9:54pm -
    • Soul Pancake

      Soul Pancake

      Rainn Wilson's Soul Pancake
      - 4 Mar 13, 9:39pm -
    • Piggy


      - 3 Mar 13, 9:20pm -
    Emergency Comeback
    Shorts Fix
    Dosha Pops
    In The Lights PR

    Funny Cute

    • Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, and Strip Search

      Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, and Strip Search

      Yeesh, I'm seriously terrible about updating this blog.  Lately I've just had a lot to do, which means not much time for drawing personal stuff.  Hopefully that'll change soon.  Also, if you want to see new art more often, you can check my tumblr…
      - 1 Mar 13, 3:18pm -
    • 2008, Women of Star Trek post-its

      2008, Women of Star Trek post-its

      There's this amazing photo set on Flickr that I stumbled upon one day called "The Galactically Hot Women of Star Trek", and it inspired a ton of post-it drawings. Here's most of them, in no order.I sure drew some weird eyes around this time.I was se…
      - 15 Nov 12, 12:57pm -
    • Skadi book and CTN!!

      Skadi book and CTN!!

      I'm pretty happy...I was thinking I wouldn't be able to make it to CTNX this year, but it turns out I can! Also, I will be there selling the Skadi book, which is finally done!  It feels really exciting to hold a finished book in my hands.  Pretty n…
      - 8 Nov 12, 2:29pm -
    • Girls fighting pens, goddesses, and somber redheads

      Girls fighting pens, goddesses, and somber redheads

      Yikes, I haven't been updating this blog much!  Here's some recent stuff, though.  A lot of it has appeared on my Tumblr, so sorry for the repetition.  I got this neat pose book in Little Tokyo with people fighting, so here are some tiny doodles…
      - 3 Oct 12, 6:46pm -
    • Mostly Conan, plus Khaleesi.

      Mostly Conan, plus Khaleesi.

      I haven't had much time for drawing lately, but here are some sketches I did a while ago while re-watching Conan the Barbarian for the 50th time.  They look a bit somber to me.  I still feel weird drawing men, so it's harder to loosen up.  I'm als…
      - 4 Jun 12, 4:11pm -
    • Post that has nothing to do with Valentine's

      Post that has nothing to do with Valentine's

      The next few posts I want to do will be about my hillbilly comic characters, but since I still need to go digging to find them, here are some drawings that were originally put up on my Tumblr. Here's Anne and Lore from Don't Deliver Us From Evil (ag…
      - 14 Feb 12, 2:30am -
    • New drawing and new postcards for sale

      New drawing and new postcards for sale

      I made this drawing in Photoshop for fun, and ended up kind of liking it.The original sketchbook version is always better though, at least to me.Anyhow, I thought it would look cute as a little print, so I got four more drawings together and made a p…
      - 26 Jan 12, 1:46am -
    • Unfinished, unnamed hillfolk comic

      Unfinished, unnamed hillfolk comic

      So I've had this comic idea that I've wanted to do for a few years now, but I can't seem to get it started. I have the three main characters more or less figured out, but I can't seem to get the story or style nailed down.If this comic actually exis…
      - 10 Jan 12, 1:34am -
    • Watercolors, French girls, sociopathy

      Watercolors, French girls, sociopathy

      Finally, some new stuff. Here are some girlie watercolors I did tonight.I've been in a big drawing rut for a while now, but forced myself to draw while I watched this French 70's movie, "Don't Deliver Us From Evil." I've wanted to get away from jus…
      - 21 Oct 11, 3:21am -
    • Old and new

      Old and new

      Finally, some new stuff.A seaside-colored girl.Cora, being dreary.I've been drawing a lot of models lately. I think these ones are from the Urban Outfitters website and America's Next Top Model.Here's some sketchbook stuff I had posted earlier, befo…
      - 10 Oct 11, 2:18am -

    Jinx the Monkey :: Drip!

    • A-Camping We Will Go!

      A-Camping We Will Go!

      I have a new story in SpongeBob Comics #22 (in stores now!) and it's camping-themed. Around this time last summer, comics editor Chris Duffy asked me if I'd be interested in doing a comic with a poster spread in the middle—basically, a giant illust…
      - 18 Sep 15, 9:12am -
    • Evolution-Health: Back Pain

      Evolution-Health: Back Pain

      Starting back in October of 2012, I began work on an assignment at FableVision that would quickly become my favorite project of the year. I've written before about the animation-science connection that happens often at my company—we often use film…
      - 18 Sep 15, 9:12am -
    • Evolution-Health: Sunburn

      Evolution-Health: Sunburn

      Ending the week of show-and-tell, here's the final set of designs from the Evolution-Health animations we made at FableVision for the New York Hall of Science. The last one is on Sunburn—why some of us ended up with pale skin to begin with, and…
      - 18 Sep 15, 9:11am -
    • Follow me on tumblr

      Follow me on tumblr

      Hey, I know a handful of folks still check in over here (thank you), so I apologize for the lack of updates...since September. I just tried to get a new post going but I'm running into compression and color issues. (Looks like I'm not the only one.)…
      - 6 Jan 14, 9:13pm -
    • desertscape / 2013 wrap

      desertscape / 2013 wrap

      Okay, here goes... looks like I've cracked through some of the image-posting issues I was having (previously). The new year has kicked in. I sketched up and colored this image the other day (drawing, below). I was out west for a couple weeks in Octo…
      - 6 Jan 14, 9:12pm -
    • MICE 2013 poster

      MICE 2013 poster

      The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE) is coming up in just a couple weeks. This year the festival is expanding to two full days, September 28 and 29. I was asked over the summer if I'd be interested in designing one of the posters, and thi…
      - 17 Sep 13, 11:53pm -
    • little leaf dude

      little leaf dude

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    • Flora and Red Ned

      Flora and Red Ned

      - 14 Aug 13, 10:51pm -
    • Brain #1 Mini-comic

      Brain #1 Mini-comic

      You can now purchase the mini-comic I had at MeCAF and CAKE over at my online store. It’s 44 pages, black & white, and is the first full-length story featuring my brain character, who first appeared as my twitter avatar and later in a couple short…
      - 26 Jun 13, 2:56pm -
    • New comics and prints for CAKE

      New comics and prints for CAKE

      I’ll be at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) this weekend with all sorts of new stuff. I debuted Brain #1 at MeCAF, but I have a bunch more printed, folded, and stapled with a brand new color cover. I’m really excited to share this comic…
      - 13 Jun 13, 12:21am -

    Nick Cross Animation

      Dragon Frame

        Lux Smiles Dentistry

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