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  • Exhibit: Grim Natwick In New York
    PART ONE: GRIM NATWICK’S EARLY YEARS Grim Natwick’s career in animation began in 1917 at International Film Service Productions, managed by Gregory LaCava. The studio was owned by William Randolph Hearst, who wanted to exploit his comic strip cha…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:30pm -
  • Design: Mice and Duck Model Sheets
    Today, we had a full complement of volunteers, and we digitized more of the model sheets loaned to us by Archive Alliance member, Van Eaton Galleries. The batch consisted of models of Mickey and Donald from various vintages. For more Disney model she…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:17pm -
  • Design: Two Disney Concept Artists
    Today, we digitized more vintage model sheets on loan to us by Animation Resources Alliance member, Van Eaton Galleries. (For our previous posting, see… Reluctant Dragon and Pinocchio Model Sheets.) Among the collection were some fascinating early…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 5:06pm -
  • Animation Resources Members: RefPack 020 Available For Download NOW!
    Animation Resources Members! Login to the Members Only page to download Reference Pack 020! https://animationresources.org/membersonly/ This time, we’ve packed the download with terrific reference material… A book from 1926 that brings together a…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 6:27pm -
  • Art Education: Practice Types
    Last time we talked about how to objectively judge a person’s current ability within a discipline using the Dreyfus Model. Today I’ll be giving my personal theory about what types of practice are best for students and professionals of various lev…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 1:29pm -
  • Design: More Disney Model Sheets
    Today we digitized some wonderful Disney model sheets. For more model sheets, see… Reluctant Dragon and Pinocchio Model Sheets, Two Disney Concept Artists and Mice and Duck Model Sheets. Those of you who are taking the $100,000 Animation Drawing Co…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 3:47pm -
  • Design: Reluctant Dragon and Pinocchio Model Sheets
    Today, I’d like to introduce you to our latest Animation Resources Alliance member, Van Eaton Galleries. Mike Van Eaton has been a supporter of this project for some time, and he has hosted several fundraisers for Animation Resources at his storefr…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 2:47pm -
  • Cartooning: Byrnes’ Complete Guide To Cartooning Part Four
    Thanks to Clarke Snyder for this great Hurst ad. We continue our series of posts on Gene Byrnes’ Complete Guide To Cartooning with the section dealing with… MAGAZINE CARTOONING Introduction by Charles D. Rice PERRY BARLOW Perry Barlow worked alon…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 3:33pm -
  • Inbetweens: Jean Gabriel Domergue- Granddaddy of All Pinup Artists
    I love it when I discover a new artist! The other day, my friend Tony “Superslice” Mora sent me a Facebook message asking me if I had ever heard of Jean-Gabriel Domergue. I hadn’t, but I did some Googling and quickly came up with a new name for…
    - 24 days ago, 28 Dec 17, 4:36pm -
  • Illustration: Disney Christmas Cards
    Not a creature was stirring… except Mickey Mouse! The weather is turning snappy, and the holiday cards are beginning to arrive, so Christmas must be close on the horizon. It’s time again to share this batch of wonderful Christmas cards from the D…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Dec 17, 12:38pm -


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 -
    Recipe Test Nest
    Recipe Test Nest
    Recipe Test Nest
    Recipe Test Nest

    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

      In The Lights

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