Kristin “Casey” Clayton was painter for Disney

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Spe­cial effects painter and final checker Kris­tine “Casey” Clay­ton, whose career lasted from 1972 until 2003, died Decem­ber 2. Her age was unavailable.

Clay­ton worked for Hanna-Barbera, Fil­ma­tion, Orsatti, Cool Pro­duc­tions and Dis­ney.

She han­dled paint mark-up for the Dis­ney movies Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Trea­sure Planet and Lilo & Stitch (both 2002), Brother Bear (2003), and Home on the Range (2004), as well as the 2006 short The Lit­tle Match­girl.

A painter for 47 episodes of The Simp­sons from 1992 to 1995, she also was a cel painter for TV’s Den­ver, the Last Dinosaur (1988).

Clay­ton was a key cel painter for the 1992 video The King­dom Chums: Orig­i­nal Top Ten and a model painter for the 1993 TV-movie Nick & Noel (TV movie).

In the­atri­cal films, Clay­ton was a Xerox checker for Amer­i­can Pop (1981); did ink and paint spe­cial effects for Pinoc­chio and the Emperor of the Night (1987), BraveS­tarr: The Leg­end (1988) and Hap­pily Ever After (1990); was an ink artist for Cool World (1992); and was a color mod­eler for Tom and Jerry: The Movie, also a 1992 release.

For TV series, she was an ink and paint artist for Wid­get, the World Watcher (1991), a color designer for The Critic (1994), and a color styl­ist for The What a Car­toon Show (1995) and Dexter’s Lab­o­ra­tory (1996).

Addi­tion­ally, Clay­ton was an ink and paint artist for the 1995 TV-movie Jonny Quest Ver­sus the Cyber Insects.

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