Espen Schei started early making comics, and was in the 1980s publisher of Forum comic magazine, which published amateur series of comic drawers from all over Norway. Schei graduated from Westerdals Advertising School 1986-88, graphic design. Has been working as freelance illustrator, in addition to making his own airbrush pictures that has been exhibited at Tamara Cafe and Sangam Cafe, at Grunerløkka in Oslo.
Between 1996-97 Schei worked on Christopher Nielsen’s cartoon “Narverfredag”. In 2000 he learned to model in the 3D program Maya, and has since been working for several studios. Among them Storm Studios, on Nielsen’s animated movie “Free Jimmy”, “Max Manus” (modeled ship Donau) and the doll movie “Peter and the Wolf”, who received an Oscar. He also worked for Qvisten Animation for several years on Erling Loe´s “Kurt blir grusom”, “Pelle Politibil” 1 and 2, and “Rulletrappen”. The young artist has also worked on colouring Christopher Nielsen´s and Mikael Holmberg´s comics.
In recent years Schei has concentrated on his own expression by making digital print of drawings. He has exhibited at Gallery S9, Oslo, as well as Gallery Dragedalen in Bø, Telemark, and had works on display at Gummibaren in Drammen.