I redrew some poses I liked from older cartoons just looking to see what I liked in the them, how they’re constructed, what I tend to focus on, how my approach would and wouldn’t work… things like that!
The Looney Tunes Golden Collection
DVDs have a disclaimer at the
beginning given by Whoopi Goldberg.
She explains that the cartoons are a
product of their time and contain racial
and ethnic stereotypes that have not
been censored because ‘editing them
would be the same as denying that
the stereotypes existed.’ SourceSource 2
If you grew up watching Looney Tunes, then you know Chuck Jones, one of all-time masters of visual comedy. Normally I would talk about his ingenious framing and timing, but not today. Instead, I’d like to explore the evolution of his sensibilities as an artist.