Nicolas de Crécy was born in 1966 in Lyon, France. He graduated in 1987 from the Fine Art School of Angoulême.
Nicolas De Crécy starts his career in Paris' Disney studios, and published his first book, Foligatto in 1991, which was acclaimed by the critics. Since then, he has published many comics exploring a versatile and innovative style. He spent a year in Japan where he worked with Koji Morimoto.
Nicolasde Crecy used a black pencil, and represented a monkey signing a book for a woman, in a city looking like New-York. His drawing will be printed for the Sketchtravel book Deluxe edition.