Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Original Cartoon Heroes: "Betty Boop" Behind the Art

How does she curl her hair like that?

Not for nuthin', but this Betty Boop I did up is HOT. I can't wait to reveal her fully.


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Just Tap The Glass

I was recently Interviewed on Kene Erike's Just Tap The Glass! Check it out & read my babble.

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

We Ain't Gonna Miss You Potter...


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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Original Cartoon Heroes: Book Research

Screw the internet, we're going OLD School Technology.


Out of the Inkwell: Max Fleischer
This is a great read.

King of Cartoons: Tex Avery
Had a tough time finding this doozy. Thankfully, Fred scored me a copy. :)

My Life in Toons: Joe Barbera
Read this a few years ago, it was pretty good then. I'm sure a re-read will prove it's still holds up.

A Cast of Friends: Bill Hanna
Looking forward to reading this one.

Signed! found in the library! :(

I tried out the snazzy new Tumblr photoset layouts over at the Lunch Break blog. If you wanna check em out, click here: http://lunchbreak.frederator.com/post/7695101407/testing-out-the-new-tumblr-photoset-layouts-w

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We'll Miss You Harry Potter...

So I've started a very YELLOW, brand spanking NEW Tumblr, called Daily Doh!


Here's an explanation of sorts in it's side-bar:
I realized that every day before I get out of the shower, I ALWAYS doodle a Simpsons character on my shower's steam covered window door.

It's a ZEN kinda thing I guess.

This is my attempt to capture the spirit of those shower doodles via my trusty sketchbook or wacom tablet!

This is in no way affiliated w/ or endorsed by Matt Groening, The Simpsons, or Fox.

(Unless, they wanna hire me or something.)

In a nutshell it's daily Simpsons doodles by yours truly!

And w/ that I'm gonna hit the hay in melatonin induced slumber.

Doh-ly yours,

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Original Cartoon Heroes: "Tex Avery" Behind the Art

Doing research on Tex Avery for Original Cartoon Heroes, and I cannot for the life of me find any good photos of him online. Too small, or he's looking away from the camera. I even tried my local library branch, but the 2 books I needed are in Reference and not available for check out. Bummed!
Luckily, Fred is ordering me the books off of Amazon! Thanks Fred! :)
In the meantime, here are a few studies of Tex I did.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Original Cartoon Heroes: "Betty Boop" Behind the Art

Betty Boop art originally posted April 7th, 2008 for Channel Frederator.

Got Betty Boop on my mind tonite as I'm working on Original Cartoon Heroes.

She was a cutie patoot!

my version just makes her look all drugged out, but at least she's a cutie drugged out patoot!


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Thursday, July 07, 2011

Original Cartoon Heroes: "Bakshi Studies" Behind the Art

For those of you not in the know, I've been working on a dream freelance project w/ Fred Seibert of Frederator on a postcard tribute series, named Original Cartoon Heroes.
Fred & I came up with a list of Animation Legends, and I'm very proud to pay tribute & give homage to these Greats in my style.
Above you will see my studies for Ralph Bakshi. The only one of the list who is still with us, still painting, still drawing, still stirring the Animation stew (and adding a lot of pepper and hot sauce while he's at it!)
Ralph Bakshi is a hero of mine, and I am pleased to say that he's using an early incarnation of my Original Cartoon Heroes tributes as his personal Facebook Avatar still! For that, I am honored beyond belief!
I can't wait to share the new version I've done w/ him!

Thank you Ralph.

Thank you Fred.

Thanks to Cartoons.

-Jeaux Janovsky, a true Original

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Sunday, July 03, 2011

Original Cartoon Heroes Sneak Peek

an Original Cartoon Heroes Sneak Peek by Jeaux Janovsky

“It’s all about the pie eyes.”- Jeaux

(Working on a “dream project” right now!)


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Compooter Animation by Avi Tuchman based on art by JEAUX Janovsky!