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Claude Coats and Evie Coats
Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston

Frank Thomas: Can anyone else do the kind of drawings Marc [Davis] and Ken [Anderson] do of character situations and are they important?

Claude Coats: It’s very, very important. Marc’s the best example of how it actually works, and the reason it works well is because of the animation training, the quickness with which you have to present a thing. You have to say it suddenly.

It all came because Walt liked to see things develop. He didn’t want to see it finally done, he wanted it to develop and he took that concept clear into Disneyland where they started with very rough ideas, or sketches, and finally something developed and buildings roughed in and finally it started to shape up and got cleaned up and better drawings made and architecture, and what kind of rides, and the mechanics, and what things have to be, and all the restrictions. Finally it was polished enough for a mock-up stage.



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Source type Book Series
Volume 24 Chapter: 14
Subject date 1979
Language en
Document type Interview
Media type text
Page count 4
Pages pp. 171-174


Id 5298
Availability Purchasable
Inserted 2020-07-08