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Bill Layne

 (1911 - 2005)
Bill Layne was active/lived in California.  Bill Layne is known for illustration-calendar.

Biography   Bill Layne


Bill Layne (1911-2005)

Born in Berkeley, California Bill Layne received his art training at the California School of Fine Artrs in San Francisco.  His commercial art career began in a display studio in Chicago.  Three years later he came back to California and joined the background department of the Walt Disney Studio.  After several years he left the studiio to return to free-lance commercial art.  These years were spent in doing illustrations for calenders (Layne estimates he painted at least 650).   Later he returned to Disney painting backgrounds for several short subjects and all the animated features including "Sleeping Beauty" through "Robin Hood,"  after which he gave up his position as head   ...  Displaying 750 of 1622 characters.

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