Animation, illustration & design

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

I run Beginners studio and Art & Design Ruined My Life. For personal work find me on Instagram @michaelwilliamlester.


Netflix, Disney, Mars Inc., Hermès, LMVH, Rimowa, Nike, Etsy, Spotify, UberEats, Venmo, Xero, Moncler, Monocle Magazine, RPA Los Angeles, Pentagram New York, Ogilvy Paris, Koto, AMV BBDO London & Gretel New York.


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**ⓒ** Michael William Lester 2024 • Animator, illustrator & designer • [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.