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".
“Who Scent You” premiered in theaters nationwide
on April 23, 1960.In this Pepé le Pew vehicle, Chuck Jones
along with writer Michael Maltese continued their examination of all things le
Francais.With classics like “Your
aloneness is almost ovair” and “You are my peanut, I am your brittle,” who
could argue with the e’scent’ial reasoning of this amorous skunk?This original layout drawing by Chuck Jones includes his dialog notes (graphite on 12 field animation paper, 10.5″ x 12.5″).