National Bugs Bunny Day

Bugs Bunny - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Bugs Bunny – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo


National Bugs Bunny Day!

Today there are many National Days to choose from and I decided to go with a fun one that I am sure will make many of you smile remembering our childhood loved cartoons! Who doesn’t remember Bugs Bunny! Well he is the star today for this National Day and for my last doodlewash for the month of April!  Tomorrow a new month start and a new doodlewash adventure let’s see what May will bring!

National Bugs Bunny Day is observed each year on April 30.
Bugs Bunny is the famous cartoon character best remembered for his roles in Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies produced by Warner Bros.  He is known  for his popular catchphrase “What’s up, doc?”  Bugs Bunny first appeared in a short film on April 30, 1938, and has since been enjoyed by millions of viewers.

Bugs Bunny - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Bugs Bunny – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

History facts
National Bugs Bunny Day is an unofficial national day here in USA Bugs Bunny The Trickster is a gray Hare Rabbit with a flippant personality that portray him as a trickster.  Bugs Bunny is one of the most recognized cartoon characters. He is the leader of the Looney Tunes, starring in  Merrie Melodies and is recognized as the mascot of Warner Bros. In a comic book, he revealed that his real name is George Washington Bunny. He first appeared in the cartoon “A Wild Hare”.

You can read more about him here:

Bugs Bunny (Character) – Biography – IMDb


Details about my doodlewash:
 I used a basic watercolor palette Artist’s Loft Fundamental watercolor pan set  this pan set is considered for beginners but I enjoy use it for the variety of colors and for sketching. I also used a  Pigma Micron Black Ink pen #005 over a Mix Media sketchbook!


A Special Thank You to Charlie!
With this Celebration of National Bugs Bunny Day, I am also join Charlie at doodlewash celebrating the month of April with a doodlewash!  It was super fun for me join the amazing group of other 32 artists playing along! I want to thank Charlie for this beautiful and inspiring idea, giving us the motivation and opportunity to share our doodlewashes! Today is last day of April and I will join the new adventure for the month of May, Charlie will reveal tomorrow what the theme is,  I am very curious to see what he will bring us! 😉


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Happy doodlewashes!


©Carolina Russo

©Carolina Russo

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29 thoughts on “National Bugs Bunny Day

  1. You did indeed make me smile Carolina. 🙂 I always loved Bugs Bunny. Wonderful doodle. 🙂

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  2. Oh, Bugs Bunny is so cute in your drawing. You are so talented and amazing Carolina!

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  3. Bugs is the Bunny! One of my favorites. I had no Idea 4/30 was his day, I would have had a party.

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  4. That’s a life-like visual of Bugs Bunny, depicting your artistry in all its colours and details, Carolina. Also, nice to catch up with you after a long while…

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    • Thank you Raja I had fun creating Bugs Bunny! I am glad to see you here I haven’t seen you in awhile I hope that all is well for you! Thank you for stopping by!

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  5. Hahahaha…. even a Bugs Bunny day…. LOL!!! You did such a lovely drawing here. He looks so very cute! Awesome!


  6. Great drawing of great Bugs Bunny! I remember Bugs Bunny from my youth. He was awesome!


  7. Yessssss!!! Hehe!! So thrilled you choose this day! I love Bugs!! And you did a fabulous job…love seeing him in your style. Awesome! 😍

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    • Awww thank you! I loved to create him his smile was contagious the whole time! Ahaha when I saw this day on the calendar I could’t pass it I knew would’ve been so fun! 😉 ❤

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  8. Love Bugs!

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  9. Just Plain Ol' Vic

    National Bugs Bunny Day?! Wow….seriously?! Lol

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    • Ahaha lol Rob! Yes is serious! On the Calendar of unofficial National Days…there were many other for yesterday but I choose Bugs for my watercolor to create his smile was contagious the whole time I was drawing it! LOL thank you for stopping by have a great day! 😉

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  10. I never knew there was a day for Bugs! That’s great! I love his cartoons. 🙂 Your painting is awesome!

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  11. What’s up, Doc? Love it!

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  12. Yay to bugs! Well done!

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  13. Well done! Looks just like him!

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  14. Hit the like button before I even read post, great drawing missus looks great.

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