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  1. Cyril Bonin

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    Cyril Bonin is a French comic book writer and artist. Born in Montceau-les-Mines, France, Bonin studied Fine Arts in Mâcon, then Decorative Arts in Strasbourg before completing DESS (masters degree) in Computer Graphics, where he focused on Image Synthesis.

    After graduating, Bonin began working as a graphic designer for a small video production company. He stayed there for almost two years while illustrating on the side. In 1996, writer Roger Seiter approached him to illustrate a new series called Fog. Set in 19th Century London the story follows the crimes of Jack the Ripper. The series went to eight volumes, published by Casterman between 1999 to 2004.

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  2. David Maingault

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    David Maingault is a French character designer, illustrator, and storyboard artist. Maingault has worked for Nickelodeon, Dreamworks, and Ankama. He is currently a Character Designer at Cartoon Network.

    Maingault studied Animation at L’École des métiers du cinéma d’animation in Angoulême, France. His graduation film, Tacky, Sticky & Glutinous, depicted a man lost between his dreams and his frustrations. The short earned Maingault a lot of praise and was featured on many blogs. If you check out his Vimeo page you will find lots more great short and test animations he produced while studying.

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  3. Anthony Vivien

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    Anthony Vivien is a French visual development and color board artist. Vivien has worked as a visual development artist for Nickelodeon, Disney XD, and Brunch Studio.

    During an almost two years stint at Ankama Animation, he worked as Co-Author & Artistic Director on a series called Muffin Jack and Jeremy.

    He studied at The school of animation and CGI, Supinfocom (now known as MOPA) for 4 years. He, along with his friends Marc Bouyer and Mac Loubaresse, left dropped out the school to make a short movie called Salesman Pete and the amazing stone from outer space. The face-paced action of the short, and its particular brand of humour, reminds of the old LucasArt games, particularly Day of the Tentacle and Sam & Max Hit the Road. The trio went on to form S.T.E.A.K. Kollective.

    You can find more of Anthony Vivien’s work on Tumblr, as well as his older work on Blogger.

  4. Guillaume Poux

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    Guillaume Poux aka El Gunto is a French freelance illustrator, currently based in Barcelona, Spain. He has worked on several comics for publishers Bamboo and Soleil, and worked as a Concept Artist and Character Designer for the entertainment industry.

    Poux studied illustration at the famous Ecole Emile Cohl art school between 2000 and 2004. After graduating, he illustrated for children’s books and magazines before releasing his first Comic book Lenny Valentino tome 1 “Poison Town” in 2006. It was written by Fuat Erkol and Christian Simon, and was followed up by Lenny Valentino tome 2 “Dead End” a year later. He also worked with writer Jérôme Félix on one-shots Mort & Entêté, and Le Plan, both published by Bamboo.

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  5. Fashion Fridays ~ Coco Pit

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    Coco Pit is a French designer and graphic artist. Collaborating with the fashion, beauty and design industries, her work has been published in numerous publications as well as shown in exhibitions around the world.

    After graduating in Fine Art at the University of Paris VIII, she moved to London, England to set up her own creative and technology consultancy called “getConfused.” Then Coco traveled to Japan, Asia, and the US, only to return to Paris in 2013. Nowadays, she dividing her time between illustration commissions for major retail brands and trend reports for fashion publications.

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  6. Pierre Brissaud (1885 – 1964)

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    Pierre Brissaud was a French illustrator, painter, and a prominent figure of French Art Deco. He created illustrations for publications Les Feuillets d’Art, La Gazette du Bon Ton, Fortune, House & Garden, Vanity Fair, and Vogue. He also illustrated books by renown authors Gustave Flaubert, Eugène Fromentin, and Honoré de Balzac, among others.

    Born in 1885 in Paris, France to a family of artists. His brother, Jacques Brissaud, and uncle, Maurice Boutet de Monvel were both painters. His first cousin, Bernard Boutet de Monvel, is regarded as one of the finest illustrators of the Art Deco era. Pierre Brissaud and his brother were artistic companions. Their uncle, Boutet de Monvel, taught them art.

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