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Making 'Toons That Sell Without Selling Out by Bill Plympton

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Chapter 1

INTRODUCTION

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The Second Golden Age of Animation

You students today are extremely fortunate to be living in a time that many people refer to as the Second Golden Age of Animation. You should now bend down and kiss your Wacom tablet, laptop, computer workstation, or whatever you use to create cartoons in eternal thanks for being born in a blessed time for animators. As for myself, I will kiss my ancient wooden drawing table and light box.

The First Golden Age of Animation lasted from around 1930 to 1956 and pretty much coincided with Walt Disney’s rise to power, but then Walt got bored and directed his energies to television, live action, ...

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