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Xavier Deneux

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Xavier Deneux was born in 1969 in Calvados. As a teenager, he took evening classes in sculpture and drawing at the Beaux-Arts de Brive. After high school, he applied to ESAG (École supérieure d’art graphique) Penninghen and graduated in 1994. He is passionate about Eastern European graphic design and began to work on various books with his thesis supervisor, Roman Cieslewicz. He then gained a great deal of experience in advertising and packaging. His career took a turn in 2000 when he met the founder of Mila Éditions, and illustrated his first picture book, “L’École du cirque”. From then on, Xavier Deneux began drawing for children full-time in various sectors, such as the press, publishing, games and cartoons. He started to create his own collections, driven by a desire to innovate. He lives in Paris.

Author and illustrator

Xavier Deneux was born in 1969 in Calvados. As a teenager, he took evening classes in sculpture and drawing at the Beaux-Arts de Brive. After high school, he applied to ESAG (École supérieure d’art graphique) Penninghen and graduated in 1994. He is passionate about Eastern European graphic design and began to work on various books with his thesis supervisor, Roman Cieslewicz. He then gained a great deal of experience in advertising and packaging. His career took a turn in 2000 when he met the founder of Mila Éditions, and illustrated his first picture book, “L’École du cirque”. From then on, Xavier Deneux began drawing for children full-time in various sectors, such as the press, publishing, games and cartoons. He started to create his own collections, driven by a desire to innovate. He lives in Paris.

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