Master of illustration, Philippe Jan-Beroca ingeniously blends traditional and digital techniques.

Philippe Jan-Beroca is an illustrator artist combining traditional drawing and digital, mixed media. In his work, he gives a special place to portraiture. he takes his models from existing documents or from his photo box, draws them then reworks them on graphics software to finalize them. He offers portraits, paintings, a representation of personalities of places or objects of his own imagination.

Born in 1966 in Montmorency, he showed his talent for drawing very early and was already scribbling in his school notebook the women represented in the works of Toulouse-Lautrec and Degas. After studying law, he decided to devote all his energy to his passion and ended up spending three years under the tutelage of the engraver Georges Guiraud at the Cité des Artistes avenue Denfert Rochereau in Paris. He then joined the Pierre Balmain house as an

assistant designer of accessories and objects. In 1990, he went to Montreal and New York armed with his camera “the street only in taxis” Returning to Paris in 1992, he discovered the world of advertising, as an artistic director for agencies, Y&R, Publicis, BETC and other advertising agencies. Philippe Jan-Beroca has incorporated the right mix of drawing classics and digital innovation. Passionate about scenography, his scenarios dissect his subjects down to the “bone”, revealing only the essential…