What I Believe In

• I think definitely that something meaningful is beautiful.

• As illustrators, as authors, we invent things that we believe deserve to exist. And if they are truly genuine, we work hard to do them well.

• I’m actually doing the books that I couldn’t found when I was a boy, I’m giving myself this books on delay. I guess the most straightforward way of working is to dedicate the stories to the child we went once and see if anyone else shares these passions, seeking accession.

• A book should give the opportunity to wake up the appetite to read more, to keep on seeking. To avoid the passive role other formats give and link directly to the child’s imagination. It has to nourish and simultaneously entertain. Must show that is friendly tool, where the neurons can do gymnastics without suffering.

• I can say that the illustration is mostly something that I brought from before, and that I feel comfortable and satisfied with. It’s like a language that I just had to remember.

• I consider that the tool has to be aesthetic in all cases subject to the idea, what you want to tell. My intention is to refloat the author as a generator of ideas, a source of creativity and not just some skilled operator syntax.

• I think it can be dangerous, (although comfortable), becoming addicted to a single mechanism of speech. That raises security but then you’re no longer susceptible to accidents, improvisation with conceptual surprises. Luckily there is not a manual, a road trip. I am of the idea that we must maintain this intuition and invisible trade.

• I’m convinced everything starts with the stage of the pencil, which I never avoid. It is the most effective and tacit way of meeting the idea, of experimenting and testing, of projecting. I use to dedicate most of the time to this stage.

• I believe in the physical relationship of an artist with his tools are brushes, clay, or scissors. And the computer, for that matter, is, to my mind rather a back seat to more basic tools. We are always talking about tools: none should weigh its mark above thinking.