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“Sheep Ahoy!” Classic Layout Drawings Featured at Exhibit

"Hello Sam," "Hello Ralph,"  and so begins the adventures (and misadventures) of Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog, friends and neighbors who when not at work (trying to steal sheep, guarding said sheep from theft) you can almost imagine might share a pint at the local pub and reminisce about days gone by.  

These wonderful layout drawings by Chuck Jones for his 1954 "Sheep Ahoy" short animated film will be part of an exhibit of rare original production art and ephemera at Art Partners Gallery in Schaumburg, Illinois, opening Saturday February 5th.  Craig Kausen, Jones's grandson and Chairman of the Board of Chuck Jones Center for Creativity will be the special guest.  He'll share anecdotes and stories about growing up with Chuck Jones with those assembled Saturday evening, beginning at 7:30 PM.  For more information about the exhibit, please call Art Partners Gallery at 847-517-5757.

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Oscar Takes a Holiday!

Chuck Jones's Oscar for his 1966 short animated film, "The Dot and the Line" is seen outside the Chuck Jones Gallery in Tustin (3065 Edinger Avenue) warming up for a short trip to the frozen, blizzard-y wilds of Schaumburg, Illinois (just outside of Chicago) where he'll be making an appearance at "Chuck Jones: Frame by Frame, An Animator's Story" at Art Partners Gallery (14 S. Roselle Rd.) on Saturday, February 5th. For more information about the exhibit and to RSVP to meet Oscar, call 847-517-5757.  Don't let a little snow keep you away from this unique, fun event (there'll be cartoons!)  



Archive Exhibit at Gallery

A selection of original vintage production art from Chuck Jones cartoons including layout drawings, scripts, backgrounds and exposure sheets will be featured at Art Partners Gallery in Schaumburg, Il as part of their exhibit, "Chuck Jones: Frame by Frame, An Animator's Story" opening Saturday, February 5th at 7:30 P.M.

Meet Craig Kausen, grandson of Chuck Jones, as he shares anecdotes about life with his grandfather, legendary Warner Bros. animation pioneer and four time Academy Award recipient, Chuck Jones.  Kausen will present a mini-Chuck Jones Film Festival that will include not only many of your favorite Chuck Jones cartoons, but also a selection of taped interviews with Jones.

This original layout drawing by Jones' 1963 short film, "Transylvania 6-5000" will be featured (graphite and colored pencil on 12 field animation paper.)

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Here's a short clip from the cartoon, just to whet your whistle.  If you're in the Chicago area, please call the gallery at 847-517-5757 to RSVP for the show or go online to learn more by clicking here.