Amid Amidi

AMID AMIDI (@amid/LinkedIn) is an author, historian, and consultant, with numerous books to his credit. He has written The Art of Pixar: The Complete Color Scripts and Select Art from 25 Years of Animation for Pixar (2011) and was the youngest recipient of the Theatre Library Association Award which he received for his book Cartoon Modern: Style and Design in Fifties Animation (2006). Read his full bio HERE.


Samurai Jack BGs

The show may put viewers to sleep but the artwork certainly doesn’t.
Bill Wray has posted a gorgeous selection of backgrounds that he …



Here’s a nice environmentally-themed complement to the Koji
Yamamura piece posted on the Brew yesterday. Spilled Oil is a …


Looking for something to do today? Try watching 43 Road Runner
cartoons on YouTube. Or if you prefer a more painless way of …


Art director Hans Bacher (Mulan) has started up an incredible
new blog called Animation Treasures. He’s painstakingly …
Art Stevens


I was out of town when this news emerged a couple weeks ago but
I wanted to make mention of the passing of Disney animator …