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Claire Keane, is The Little Mermaid's daughter, yes indeed! Her father Glen Keane (a Disney Legend), used a picture of her mother to draw Ariel's face. She's a fantastic illustrator and gives a few parenting tips to help children achieve their passion for arts.
This episode is an interview with artist and children’s writer and illustrator, Claire Keane. Until 2013 Claire was based at Disney studios where she worked as a visual development artist. She contributed to two animated feature films, "Frozen" which was released last year, and "Tangled", which she worked on with her father, the animator Glen Keane. I invited Claire on to the show because of her interest in character development and story and sincerity and integrity in art. We had a great conversation, I hope you enjoy it. (...more here)
In this installment of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, Tom and Tony Bancroft sit down with the lovely Claire Keane to pick her brain about family, her career at Disney in Visual Development, and leaving Disney to write and illustrate her own children’s books. Good times ahead in this episode! Listen here
The third and last installment of the Women in Animation series finishes with an interview from Claire Keane. Claire is the daughter of legendary Disney animator Glen Keane and the granddaughter of Family Circus creator Bil Keane. She worked as a visual development artist at Disney for several years before breaking out on her own to start a freelance career she is kicking off with a new children's picture book. Highlights: Whitney dubs Claire Keane a Queen of Animation. When growing up in art-inspired family, Claire didn’t lack support. She drew her first picture at eighteen months old and then she drew princesses, lots of princesses, families, and children. Listen here