Chuck Jones Characters

Welcome to a world Chuck Jones created through legendary characters and personalities!

 
 
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Bugs Bunny

My Bugs doesn’t look like a rabbit; he looks like Bugs Bunny. I have often told eager students that the easiest way to draw him is probably...

 
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Charlie Dog

One of Chuck Jones’ most brazen creations, Charlie is the most obnoxious salesman on four legs. He believes that everybody needs a dog to...

 
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Claude Cat

A pampered, sophisticated and vengeful creature as only Chuck Jones could capture with paper and pencil, Claude’s undoing is caused by...

 
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Daffy Duck

To draw Daffy, get out your old swim fins, draw them, and hang a duck on the drawing. When necessary, he can look like a human being, but I...

 

Elmer Fudd

Elmer Fudd is smaller than many of Bugs’s adversaries, but he carries a big gun, which makes even the saddest of wimps dangerous. When I...

 
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Gossamer

The orange-haired monster takes great pleasure in harassing his victims, especially Bugs Bunny. Gossamer stars in Hair-Raising Hare...

 
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Hubie and Bertie

These street-smart creations wreak comedy havoc in order to find a cozy place to spend the night. They are well-known for their roles in...

 
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Marc Antony

Marc Anthony is your basic big bulldog, but in Feed the Kitty he falls in parental love with a little kitten, in the way any of...

 
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Marvin the Martian

Marvin is one of those mysterious creatures that comes out of the sky or up the stairs late at night. You don’t know what he thinks, and...

 
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Michigan J. Frog

A slinky, slimy green amphibian made cartoon history when it premiered in movie theaters across the country on December 31, 1955. ...

 
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Pepe Le Pew

If you can’t do it yourself, animate somebody who can--Pepé le Pew, for example. Pepé’s sexual confidence is absolute. He sees rejection...

 
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Porky Pig

Porky Pig was originally part of a Tubby Millar/Friz Freleng vaudeville-like team of “Porky and Beans.” Beans can probably be found today...

 

Ralph Phillips

Chuck Jones’ boyhood persona, Ralph is a grade-school day-dreamer whose exploits can be seen in the Academy-Award nominated From A to...

 

Ralph Wolf

Ralph Wolf was a storyman at Warner Bros. cartoons, and he gave his name to the red-nosed version of Wile E. Coyote.  "In pitting Ralph...

 
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Road Runner

"The Road Runner did not change a lot visually over the years; he has very little personality, as he is a force. I tell students that the...

 
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Sam Sheepdog

In pitting Ralph Wolf against Sam Sheepdog, I was trying to discover if I could do the opposite of the chase at the heart of the Road...

 
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Sniffles

One of Chuck Jones’ very first creations—a mouse with a perpetual cold—usually gets out of tough situations by sheer luck! Sniffles’ antics...

 
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Sylvester

Sylvester Cat, a List Among the lavish supply of kittens that graced our manse were three whom my father immediately recognized as...

 
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The Grinch

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas How could anyone--how could I--not love the Grinch? I have a section of my heart...

 
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The Three Bears

The Three Bears are fun characters to work with but hard characters to draw, because their form reflects their character in a way that Bugs...

 
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Tommy Cat

Part of Chuck's first credited film, "The Night Watchman" in 1939.

 
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Wile E. Coyote

The coyote is quite an elegant character, but because of his build he has a problem conveying what he feels he is. In silhouette he looks...

 
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Witch Hazel

"I like Witch Hazel. She gets such a kick out of herself, laughing uproariously as she zooms away, leaving behind her a cluster of hairpins...