Couldn’t you just “plotz” from the cuteness? Pussyfoot is very popular this year at the Red Dot Auction; pictured are three examples from three different artists. Which one(s) will you go home with on Friday, May 1st? Tickets are just $25 per person and available by clicking here or any of the images. Be there or be square, meow!
With all this talk about Pepé le Pew coming to the big screen and being voiced by Mike Myers, what could we do but post a couple of great layout drawings of the notorious le skunk français as created by his father, Chuck Jones. If you'd like to read some of the blog posts and such, please click here or here or here or here. You get the idea, it's le news du jour!
Original layout drawing of Pepé le Pew by Chuck Jones for his 1955 "Two Scent's Worth", graphite on 12 field animation paper.
"Le Mew, le meow" purrs the exquisite pussycat in Chuck Jones' "Two Scent's Worth" of 1955. Original layout drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, 10.5" x 12.5".
Original model drawing (graphite and colored pencil on 12 field, two-hole punch animation paper) by Chuck Jones for his 1952 "Feed the Kitty" short cartoon.
Pussyfoot it may be to millions of fans, but to Chuck Jones
Pussyfoot had no permanent name, “…call [him] Everykitten.” Jones continues, “All the kitten had was the
ability to love, so drawing him was comparatively simple. A kitten’s ears are much bigger in relation
to the face than an adult cat’s, and as in all young mammals, his forehead is
very high. I wanted him to be so darling
that you feel you must pick him up and hug him, which is precisely what I
wanted Marc Anthony to want to do.”