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Born: July 30, 1974 in Blois, France
1997: hitch-hikes around Spain, visits Picasso Museum in Barcelona, a revelation... Drawn to writing, he pens "The Spanish newspapers". He also paints his first canvas.
October: leaves France for six month journey to India and Nepal. Continues to write and paint. Meets a French painter in Agra (India) who will greatly influence his artistic direction, in particular in learning the art of drawing starting with the live model.
1999: settles in the Asian district of Paris. Begins painting with acrylic resin and examining colour.
It is during this period that
Mickaël changes medium and from now on will paint with oils, finding it helps
in exploring the fields of colour, space and composition. He also paints around
fifty landscapes during this period.
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