Mailys Vallade was born in 1985 in Chatenay Malabry in France. She graduated from the School of Applied Arts in Paris and then joined the prestigious Ecole des Gobelins.
Mailys student film "The Lighthouse Keeper" (which she made with 5 other fellow students) won the best Graduation film in the Festival of Annecy in 2010. She worked on the visual development of several animated features, as well as the direction and editing of short movies or ads. She currently works on a children book project, a short movie and writes for performing arts.
Mailys is the youngest contributor of Sketchtravel and her drawing demonstrates she doesn't lack talent ! She represented with a pencil a group of birds in an eerie atmosphere.