Marcos Mateu-Mestre is a visual concept, traditional animation layout, and graphic novel artist whose film credits include titles such as ‘Balto’, ‘The Prince of Egypt’, ‘Asterix and the Vikings’, ‘Surf’s Up’ and ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ amongst others. With an extensive experience of twenty-nine years in feature animation, working mainly for Dreamworks and Sony Pictures, he has also been teaching drawing, illustration and visual storytelling techniques for twelve years. His works as a film maker have mostly included both the design and cinematic aspects of film, taking care of frame composition, lighting and visual continuity of many key sequences in some major productions. Marcos Mateu – Mestre is also the author of the instructional books: ‘Framed Ink, drawing and composition for visual storytellers’, ‘Framed Perspective Volumes 1 and 2’ as well as ‘Framed Drawing Techniques, mastering ballpoint pen, graphite pencil and Digital Tools for Visual Storytelling’.

Artist Credits

  • Balto
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • Asterix and the Vikings
  • Surf’s Up
  • How To Train Your Dragon 2