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Elle Michalka

Elle Michalka is an artist from Texas who attended CalArts for a couple of years before leaving school to work in animation on productions such as Gravity Falls and more recently Green Lantern: The Animated Series.

Elle Michalka

The background paintings and personal landscape studies that she shares on her newer and older blogs are dynamic spaces and compositions created with reduced cartoon forms and carefully considered areas of light and dark color.

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She creates a mysterious oceanside scene with even the simplest gray shapes and textures here in these personal doodles:

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Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell’s recent animation productions include segments for Tour de Pharmacy (HBO), Lady Dynamite (Netflix), Comedy Bang Bang (IFC), Kroll Show (Comedy Central), Mike Tyson Mysteries (Adult Swim). Chris’s books include Steven Universe: Art & Origins and Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo, Sasquatch’s Big Hairy Drawing Book, and Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi. He works from his studio McD Workshop and teaches animation at The University of the Arts and Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia.

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