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mcbess is one of the most interesting illustrators and character creators working today. Hailing from Cannes in the South of France but now based in London, he has risen up the ranks of animation, beginning at The Mill and now working independently on a number of illustration projects.


He studied 3D animation and did his internship at The Mill. Later on, he focused on 2D and illustration became his main medium. Mcbess himself describes illustration like a camera, where he is not interested in the act of illustrating, but in what he is drawing about – anything that makes him feel something strong is a good candidate as an influence in an illustration.