Peek inside the Haunted Mansion via Disney artist Claude Coats

Peek inside the Haunted Mansion via Disney artist Claude Coats
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.

Peek inside the Haunted Mansion via Disney artist Claude Coats
His sketch for the ballroom scene, 
where invisible ghosts dance.
(Click to enlarge)

Read and see more: Claude Coats: The Art of Deception and the Deception of Art, Long Forgotten – Explorations of Disney’s Haunted Mansion>>

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