Chuck Jones and the Blackwing

Chuck Jones and his Blackwing

This is a great article about a historic icon and his pencil.

There is a 9-part documentary about Chuck Jones available on YouTube, which in several places shows him using a Blackwing 602. This first still comes from the final segment of the film. Here is another picture, Blackwing in-hand: There is also an interview he did with Charlie Rose where he demonstrates some techniques: At one point, Charlie asks him about his “pen”. Chuck gently corrects him, stating that he has a pencil. He adds: “A pen is full of ink. This [pencil] is full of ideas.”

Read More at Blackwing Pages


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