Claire was a visual development artist at Disney (Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen), was commissioned to paint a mural inside the Disney feature animation building, and was one of the artists featured in Lovely: Ladies of Animation.
Once Upon A Cloud is an original children's picture book she has both written and illustrated. The artwork is rendered entirely in her medium of choice: dry pastel. First edition.
From the publisher:
Fresh from her work on Frozen and Tangled, Claire Keane brings her legendary talent to her debut picture book about finding the right present for someone you love. Celeste wants to give her mother something special, but what? Her search takes her up into the skies, where she meets the stars, the moon and the sun, but she still doesn't find the heartfelt present she's been looking for. At the end of her journey, Celeste sees it: the perfect gift! Chosen with care and wrapped with love, it's just what Celeste was hoping to find.
In this story about finding unexpected inspiration and giving from the heart, Claire Keane invites readers on a magical journey through the clouds. The result is a visually stunning book that really and truly is the perfect gift.