Category Archives: Animation Trails

Back to School (Part 13)
Animation Trails
December 15, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 13)

Pencils down. Those of you who have reached this stage may consider yourself as achieving a passing grade. Class dismissed!

Back to School (Part 12)
Animation Trails
December 8, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 12)

The era of the theatrical short is coming to an end, as are most short ventures into the venues of learning as subject matter for stories.

Back to School (Part 11)
Animation Trails
December 1, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 11)

Get set for an all-superstar overview of four separate series, going down the memory lane of many of our senior readers’ childhoods.

Back to School (Part 10)
Animation Trails
November 24, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 10)

By now in our study of education in animation, television was firmly entrenched, and could no longer be relegated to the category of a passing fad.

Back to School (Part 9)
Animation Trails
November 17, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 9)

This week, we continue in our survey of the 1950’s, beginning with an Academy Award winner and more ventures into stylistic limited animation.

Back to School (Part 8)
Animation Trails
November 10, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 8)

Two of today’s batch had the distinction of being nominated for an Academy Award, making today’s lesson of particular historic import to a study of the art.

Back to School (Part 6)
Animation Trails
October 27, 2021 posted by Charles Gardner

Back to School (Part 6)

This week, a mix of musical styles, celebrity impersonations and cameos, considerably more palatable than Paul Terry’s “Aesop’s sugar coated pills of wisdom”.