Peter de Sève

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Peter de Sève
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Peter de Sève at San Diego Comic Con 2009
Born 1958 (age 58–59)[1]
Queens, New York[1]
Residence Brooklyn, New York[2]
Alma mater Parsons The New School for Design[1]
Occupation Illustrator, character designer
Spouse(s) Randall[2]

Peter de Sève is an American artist who has worked in the illustration and animation fields. He has drawn many covers for the magazine The New Yorker. As a character designer, he worked on the characters of A Bug's Life, Finding Nemo, Robots, the four Ice Age films (including Scrat), and on the main animal character E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand) in the 2011 Easter themed comedy film Hop.[3] Most recently, he designed the characters for Arthur Christmas,[4] for which he was nominated for Annie Award.[5] He received the National Cartoonists Society Magazine Illustration Award for 2000.[6] He is part of the Directors Collective Hornet Incorporated company.[7]


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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Peter deSeve - 2006". Lamar Dodd School of Art. The University of Georgia. Retrieved February 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b de Sève, Peter. "Biography". Peter de Sève. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Lesnick, Silas (June 26, 2010). "Hop's Rabbit Designed by Peter DeSéve". Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b de Sève, Peter (November 10, 2011). "Arthur Christmas". A SKETCHY PAST, THE ART OF PETER DE SÈVE. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ DeMott, Rick (December 5, 2011). "39th Annie Award Nominations Announced". Animation World Network. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  6. ^ "NCS Awards - Magazine Feature & Magazine Illustration". National Cartoonists Society. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ "PETER DE SEVE". Hornet. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ De Sève, Peter (July 16, 2012). "A decade has now passed since I did my very first...". A Sketchy Past, The Art of Peter de Sève. Retrieved October 26, 2012. 
  9. ^ Foundas, Scott (May 22, 2015). "Cannes Film Review: ‘The Little Prince’". Variety. Retrieved August 10, 2015. 

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