Selected from one of America’s most prestigious archives of animation art, this desirable series of rare limited edition graphics includes behind-the-scenes artworks and unforgettable scenes from the Hanna-Barbera studio’s award-winning television shows and animated short films. Handwritten character notes, model sheets, stills and title cards have been faithfully recreated by a specialist team using silkscreen, lithograph and giclée printing techniques.
To preserve the stunning colours, an acid-free paper has been selected, with the artworks displayed in a range of presentations, including diptychs and triptychs. Framed and painted by hand, each of the pieces is signed by a legendary animation artist, including William Hanna, Joseph Barbera and Bob Singer. Spanning the Golden Age of Animation of the 1930s and 40s to the explosion of television in the 1960s, this exciting release is the perfect addition for any cartoon fan.
To find out more about the collection, get in touch. You can also see the artworks up-close in our YouTube video below, which reveals the clips the artworks are taken from, along with extracts from interviews with the artists Bob Singer and Barbara Krueger.
We worked alongside the founder and creative director of Clampett Studio Collections, Ruth Clampett, to source the most desirable Hanna-Barbera works in the industry. Ruth’s father was the legendary American animator Bob Clampett, who is famed for his work on the Looney Tunes series.
She told us: “They [William Hanna and Joseph Barbera] had the most significant effect on television animation. It’s really astounding how many different shows they did – it’s unprecedented. They had the foresight to see that with movie theatre cartoons, television was coming up and that’s where it was going to go."
"This amazing collection of Hanna-Barbera art will never be created the same way again."
Creative director of Clampett Studio Collections
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