Chuck Jones Original Production Cel Wile E Coyote Signed Hand Painted Dated 1980
CHUCK JONES ORIGINAL PRODUCTION CEL OF WILE E COYOTE. SIGNED BY CHUCK JONES DATED 1980. PROFESSIONALLY DOUBLE MATTED AND FRAMED MEASURES 18 X 15 3/4 INCHES FRAMED 12 X 9 1/2 IMAGE 101/4 X 8 3/4 INCHES. FOR EACH SLIGHT MOVEMENT IN THE ACTION OF A CHARACTER, A SINGLE DRAWING WAS CREATED BY AN ANIMATOR OR ASSISTANT ANIMATOR. THE IMAGE WAS THEN TRANSFERRED TO AN ACETATE SHEET AND CAREFULLY HAND PAINTED BY EXPERT CEL PAINTERS. THESE CEL PAINTINGS WERE THEN PHOTOGRAPHED IN SUCCESSION, OVER MASTER BACKGROUND PAINTINGS. Chuck Jones (September 21, 1912 - February 22, 2002) was born in Spokane, Washington but grew up in Hollywood, California where he was inspired by the comedic talents and slapstick humor of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. As a child, he occasionally worked as an extra in Mac Sennett comedies. Jones graduated from Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles (now California Institute of the Arts). In 1932, Jones got his first job as a cel washer for Ubbe Iwerks, a former Disney Animator. , after being hired by Friz Freleng as an animator. Once the animation branch of Warner Bros. Closed, Jones briefly worked for Disney before moving to MGM where he created new episodes of Tom and Jerry and directed features such as The Dot and the Line, which went on to win an Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Chuck Jones work has been honored at film festivals and museums throughout the world, including a one-man retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
His autobiography, Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist , appeared in 1989, now in its fifth printing. The item "CHUCK JONES ORIGINAL PRODUCTION CEL WILE E COYOTE SIGNED HAND PAINTED DATED 1980" is in sale since Tuesday, August 30, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animation Art & Characters\Animation Art\Production Art". The seller is "pilcherent" and is located in Marshallville, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Gibraltar, Viet nam, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay.
- Original/Reproduction: Original Production Art
- Artwork Type: Production Cel
- Studio/Show: Warner Bros
- Age: 1970-Now
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States