With a few white marks on black paper,
he created the illusion of a spooky chandelier.
Claude Coats, a Disney artist for 54 years, was a background artist and color stylist for Disney’s animated films. He also worked on sketches for the Haunted Mansion theme park attraction, which helped give the whole thing a most creepy feeling.
His sketch for the ballroom scene,
where invisible ghosts dance.
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Read and see more: Claude Coats: The Art of Deception and the Deception of Art, Long Forgotten – Explorations of Disney’s Haunted Mansion>>