The Hubley Family's Animation Traditions. Pat Dowell profiles Faith Hubley and her daughter, Emily Hubley, who carry on the family tradition of making animated films. Starting in the 1950's, Faith worked with her husband John Hubley, who died in 1977. They drew on paper and used watercolors, whereas Hollywood animators painted on celluloid. Faith Hubley still strives to bring animation closer to painting. Emily's films use drawings and she incorporates collages of cutup photographs and other images.