Author Archives: toonsville

About toonsville

I'm a retired animator and Director and I've worked mostly on TV Saturday morning cartoon shows. I started in the industry in 1966 at The Disney Studios in Burbank as an in-betweener on 'The Jungle Book' and worked at Filmation Studios, Hana Barbera, MGM, Universal, Cartoon Network and several others during my 42 years in the business.

Overgrown Barn – watercolor 9″ x 12″

I found this old barn along the Lincoln – Newcastle Highway (California) The old barn is covered with wild grapes, I think Mother Nature is trying to take back it’s real estate. Available, if interested let me know. ($160) Free … Continue reading

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Happy Cow – watercolor

 There’s something about cows I find fascinating. They’re big but so calm and friendly. This is 9″ x 12″ watercolor with a touch of acrylic so I guess you could call it mixed media.

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Painting on the Delta (again).

 This is behind the little town of Locke near Sacramento, Ca. The whole area is comprised of waterways and islands with plenty of subjects to paint. Lots of boats meander through the delta and park for the night or even … Continue reading

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Little Creek – oil

 Split complimentary color study using yellow orange, violet, blue, plus white and black.

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Roses

 I’ve always had a hard time painting roses so I decided the only way to learn how is to jump in and paint them until I learned the secrets. 9″ x 12″ oil on canvas panel  – available – $300

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The Old Planer – oil 5″ x 7″

 A limited palette color study of my old wood planer. I used yellow ochre, burnt sienna, plus black and white.

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Doug’s ’41 Chevy

 The Horton Iris Farm in Loomis, Ca. has a few old trucks and tractors as props for people like me to paint along with the flowers and barns. It’s a great place to visit in April and May when the … Continue reading

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