Drawing is my first love, my true passion. I grew up drawing filling notepads with epic imaginary stories of love & adventure around a group of teenagers living in boarding school on a planet I called Vega, fighting enemies from outer space and the oppressive system of their galaxy. I know it's odd especially that when it was down to the male characters, I was rather inclined to sketch them down as hasty shadows, since to me the boys were far from being as compelling to draw as my badass imaginary girls à la 'Kill Bill', lol..
The first illustration commission I managed to pull off was in1992 by Monoprix cosmetics, an amazing opportunity that led me to the realisation that after 'les cours de stylisme du Studio Bercot', the great Parisien course I had attended, I wasn't going to be the new Vivienne Westwood on the block or the next Armani establishment. Back then I somehow very naively ignored that fashion design doesn't intail the mere delight of drawing pretty images for the sake of it. Firstly I had no doubt on the studies and direction I undertook but I couldn't be more wrong.
Suddenly, I could afford to go back to college and explore the visual arts from another angle.
1998 was the year of my second 'first' commission by a magazine called 'More!' who believed in my talent. From that onwards came a long list of assignments of which I collected some here in the Archive forlder. A collection that retrace the long path, the styles & techniques I explored on my