illustration & direction.

👋 Hey! I’m Michael William Lester, an artist living and working on the West Coast of Canada.

I run Beginners studio, Art & Design Ruined My Life and @slowtravelclub [coming soon].

I’ve worked with Netflix, Hermès, LMVH, Rimowa, Nike, Etsy, Moncler and Monocle Magazine.

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**ⓒ** Michael William Lester 2023 • Animator, illustrator & director • [email protected]@michaelwilliamlester

I respectfully acknowledge that I live and work on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.