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Claude Coats
Robin Allan

Claude Coats’ fame as a Disney color stylist and concept designer is second only to Mary Blair’s.

Born on January 17, 1913, in San Francisco, California, Claude graduated from the University of Southern California, in 1934, with an architecture and fine arts degree. He began his career with Disney in June 1935 after earning a B.A. degree in architecture and fine arts from USC and studying at the Chouinard Art Institute. As a background painter at the Disney Studios, he contributed to the background and color styling of most Disney animated features from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Lady and the Tramp. […]


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Source type Book Series
Volume 6 Chapter: 12
Subject date 1985
Language en
Document type Interview
Media type text
Page count 4
Pages pp. 90-93


Id 435
Availability Purchasable
Inserted 2014-11-25