Peter de Sève’s work spans four decades and various media, including magazines, books, television commercials, Broadway posters, and character designs for animated feature films. He has created over forty covers for The New Yorker magazine and his character designs for the blockbuster Ice Age franchise (“Scrat” is a veritable international celebrity). De Sève has also contributed to such films as Finding Nemo, Robots, The Little Prince and Spies in Disguise to name a few. His many distinctions include the prestigious Hamilton King Award from the Society of Illustrators, and a Daytime Emmy Award for best character design in a television show. In 2016 he was inducted into the Society of Illustrator’s Hall of Fame, that organization’s highest honor. Most recently, de Sève has been working on various projects for Illumination, Blue Sky Studios and Netflix.

Artist Credits

  • Ice Age franchise
  • Finding Nemo
  • Robots
  • The Little Prince
  • Spies in Disguise


  • The New Yorker Magazine
  • Illumination
  • Blue Sky Studios
  • Netflix