Dran was born in 1979 in Toulouse. As a child, he copied images from comics; around the age of 13 he started expressing himself on walls. Then he attended the Fine Arts School in Toulouse, where his vision of art was different from his fellow students.
Dran masters many techniques : graffiti, illustration, drawing, stencil, painting, silkscreen, and photography, which he combines in his works.
Dran utilizes his dark sense of humor to criticize modern culture, often tackling topics concerning art, creativity, and the freedom of expression.