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Post by Neal » September 26th, 2008, 6:12 pm

I do agree with you.

I see the plan for American Dog and the film Bolt as almost two distinctly different creative works. I'd love for Sanders to make his film some day. I think it could actually be different enough than Bolt not to look like a repeat.

I have been extremely vocal in my disappointment that Chris Sanders was not allowed to stay on the project and steer it to match his vision. I've only been hearing good things about Bolt, so I'm looking forward to it, but it does look a lot more generic than the edgy, artistic vision Sanders had.

As for the reason my avatar says Bolt when it's not? I think few people besides animation fanatics know about when on behind the scenes of Bolt. They just assume Sanders' art is early art for Bolt, when it really isn't as American Dog was scrapped.

It's not a hard mistake to make when you compare American Dog's concept art:

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With Bolt's:

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Post by Ben » September 27th, 2008, 2:27 pm

Nonetheless, I see you removed the Bolt title from your pic now... ;)

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Post by Neal » September 27th, 2008, 2:45 pm

I did. It feels a bit sacrilegious to have one of Sanders' artworks labeled 'Bolt' when the removal of him from the project caused him so much pain.

Hmm, any idea why my second image is now X'd out or is that just happening to me?
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Post by Daniel » September 27th, 2008, 3:42 pm

Nope, me too, don't know why.

Very cute avatar, though! :)

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Post by Neal » September 27th, 2008, 4:04 pm

Thanks! And now it works... hmm.
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Post by Daniel » October 1st, 2008, 3:15 pm

Changed avatar, Snoopy again! This will be my second time using it, though I was a little tempted to switch to this one... but I love how cute he looks on the pumpkin.

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Post by Once Upon A Dream » October 1st, 2008, 3:42 pm

Aw,very cute :D.
How's mine? (Finally,I found the perfact Sleeping Beauty PE avater and siggy).
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Post by Meg » October 1st, 2008, 4:06 pm

Hm, signature lookin' a tad wide there.

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Post by Once Upon A Dream » November 19th, 2008, 3:07 pm

Fairies to celebrate the TinkerBell,I might change it thought.
The avater is TinkerBell from the Disney theme parks in the TinkerBell premiere on El Capitan.
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Post by Sunday » November 24th, 2008, 8:14 pm

Well they're pretty easy to recognize, but on the left we have Zig "Your Grand Vizier is Here" Zag from Richard William's The Thief and the Cobbler, and down below we have another notice of Acme omnipresence from Jones' 1955 short One Froggy Evening.
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Post by droosan » November 26th, 2008, 1:46 am

Decided on Godai & Kyoko from Maison Ikkoku, for the holiday season ..

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Post by Daniel » November 30th, 2008, 4:42 pm

And here's a new Snoopy and Woodstock avatar, for the holiday season. ;)

Strange how it doesn't move... I tried putting the actual link, but it wouldn't go through, had to save it on my computer and change it to a JPEG. Shame, since it was subtle and not annoying like my old Sonic avatar.

In any case, it's still cute. And a real sweet moment. :)

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Post by Stego » December 10th, 2008, 11:32 pm

Ok, i'll play too!

My avatar is some concept art of the main character from the graphic novel i've finally started working on. It's a concept that has it's roots in my years as a 2nd grader, became reimagined as a comic strip (and then put on the back burner) in high school, was reignited in 2004 when i tried pitching it as a show to a few networks and as of right now is my main "big" personal project about 3 unlikely dinosaur friends.

My new sig (oddly coinciding keeping with the Snoopy themed avatars) is from an article i read recently from an interview with the late great Charles Schulz. A man whom i have always had great respect for both as a cartoonist and as an individual. Not many have left the enduring legacy he has.
"When cartoonists draw, they should strive to create enduring images. These images are extremely important, and we have to keep growing and getting better." -Charles Schulz

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Post by Once Upon A Dream » March 2nd, 2009, 10:46 am

Pinocchio.
How is it thought? I like the avater but I"m not sure if the siggy is good enough,I was going to use Jiminy but then this just showed up.
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Post by Ben » March 2nd, 2009, 2:14 pm

The signature image isn't bad, but your avatar is hideously off model. :(

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