Posts by Paul

Drawing the “Bearded Bandit”

A colleague at the Toronto Star asked me to do some illustrations for her story on infamous Toronto-area bank-robber, the “Bearded Bandit.” Fun fact: he robbed the bank I used as a kid. The result was 3 quick illustrations based on court documents: some items police found in his possession, him getting into his truck […]

High school art

It’s pretty obvious that my life peaked at 16 when I drew this shirtless, winged, motorcycle-riding, lightning-eyed man for my high school art class. At about 18×24″ and all pencil crayon, the original is a spectacle. If anyone has a van and an airbrush, let me know.

Sketches from ONA15 in LA

Here’s a pile of quick digital sketches I did while attending last week’s Online News Association conference in LA. Most are drawings of panelists or random attendees done live on the spot, but with a crappy self-portrait and a unicorn on a computer (by request) thrown in for good measure.