Mark Hammermeister at MarkDraws created this wonderful portrait of Chuck Jones in honor of his 97th birthday. We were so taken by it that we felt it should be shared with our readers.
Here's what Mark had to say: "Anyone who knows me, knows what an animation nut I am. My favorite cartoon director, hands down, is the great Chuck Jones.
Had he lived, tomorrow, September 21, would have been his 97th
birthday. In honor, I decided I wanted to paint the great man. I opted
not to go for my usual caricature, and instead rendered this as a
straight portrait. This was done as a combination of Corel Painter and
Thank you, Mark, for the heartfelt portrait.