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Brad Bird On The Value of Bringing Disney-level Quality to Hand-Drawn Animated Movies

Toonzone News reports on Brad Bird’s (The Director of The Iron Giant and The Incredibles) recent Collider interview: Bird “thinks traditional, 2-D, hand-drawn animation is poised for a comeback, but the only way it can do so is if it breaks into different genres

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Phil Bourassa Talks Character Design On “Son of Batman” DTV

A short behind the scenes look at my thought process for designing the characters in our DC Animated features: https://t.co/HBv6xjPy83 — Phil Bourassa (@phil_bourassa) July 26, 2015 One of my favorite character designers, Phil Bourassa, tweeted about a featurette from DC

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Brad Bird’s Test Trailer For Will Eisner’s “The Spirit” Surfaces Online

Brad Bird’s “The Spirit” Test Trailer Revealed http://t.co/UCZx1MnzI1 Something very interesting has appeared on pic.twitter.com/jhkAPkZbX8 — animation-news (@toonzone) April 23, 2015 Toonzone News reports that Brad Bird’s Test Trailer for The Spirit has surfaced online! Make sure to the article

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The Making of Glen Keane’s “Duet”

Discovered this video Via toonzone news: A behind the scenes look at the making of Google ATAP’s Spotlight Story, “Duet”. Directed by Disney Animator Glen Keane, “Duet” is a celebration of life through the hand-drawn line. The “Making of Duet” shares

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BookTube Wednesday #3

Welcome to the newest weekly feature on Weibblog! BookTube Wednesday will spotlight a selection of #BookTubers from Youtube! BookTubers vlog about reviews, news, and opinions about books! If you’re a self-publisher looking to get your book(s) reviewed, it’s definitely worth looking into the #BookTube

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Apr 1: Weibblog Twitter News Round-Up

Welcome to another edition of The Weibblog Twitter News Round-up! Today’s top stories are from Kevin Cullen, Making Comics, Diandra Mae, & more! You can follow me on Twitter here! #BookTube Wednesday #2 on Weibblog! http://t.co/unPTpZhNOF #indie #selfpub #authorrt #epub #amwriting #comics #kidlit pic.twitter.com/p5QrjEXdQy — Patrick

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Speed Drawing #3: Scarlet Witch (The Avengers: Age Of Ultron)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Weibcomics Speed Sketch featuring SCARLET WITCH from Marvel Comics’ The Avengers: Age of Ultron! Scarlet Witch, The Avengers, Ultron, and all related characters and indicia are property of Marvel Comics and Disney, 2014. I drew this piece

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Mar 17: Weibblog Twitter News Round-Up

Welcome to another edition of The Weibblog Twitter News Round-up! Today’s top stories are from Renée Kurilla, Chris Robertson, Becca Edwards, & more! You can follow me on Twitter here! 5 Website Tips from a Professional: http://t.co/EHIbKU7aRK @deborahdolen — Elizabeth S Craig (@elizabethscraig) March 17, 2014

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Speed Drawing #2: Rocket Raccoon!

Welcome to the latest installment of The Weibcomics Speed Sketch featuring ROCKET RACCOON from Marvel Comics’ Guardians of the Galaxy! Rocket Raccoon, Guardians of the Galaxy, and all related characters and indicia are property of Marvel Comics and Disney, 2014.

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Mar 3: Weibblog Twitter News Round-Up

Welcome to another edition of The Weibblog Twitter News Round-up! Today’s top stories are from Joanna Penn , Sarah Crosby, Karen Pokras Toz, & more! You can follow me on Twitter here! Interview w/ @MarkLeslie on selling & news at Kobo http://t.co/tDqwurwGsG [to be podcast soon] pic.twitter.com/hNz36SmkT7 —

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Warm-up head #sketch in #AdobeSketch for #iPad. Drawn with #AdobeInk #stylus. Played with two design elements I don't usually incorporate in my characters: Decided to try out the solid color "red stuffy nose" design element I see a lot in #characterdesign these days, and opted to give him a long #SamuraiJack style jawline! EDIT: Apparently, the red nose style has a name: "Tumblr Nose"#tumblrnose #illustration #doodling #conceptart #quickdraw #design #digitalart #process

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