Posts by Paul
This cover of Stan Rogers’ “The Idiot” was recorded while working on a soon-to-be-released Dog Is Blue album. It’s a classic Canadian folk song finished just in time for Canada Day. As usual, the cover image is a digital illustration based on a detail from the original Northwest Passage album artwork from 1981.
Pretty much says it all. Drawn on my phone from bed this morning.
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 […]
Best buds in the Republican Party.
Been listening to even more Bowie than usual lately and figured it was time for Dog Is Blue to cover one of his songs. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide” has always been a favourite (and a million years ago I tried it at an open mic and failed miserably). The cover art is a digitally painted, […]
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.
Here’s a creepy boogeyman, courtesy of the Sketchbook app’s Sketch This challenges.
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.
A couple months back I was asked to draw cartoon turtles for a Toronto Star children’s book by Jim Coyle explaining how the Blanding’s turtle took on wind turbines in Prince Edward County. Sometimes life is good. All the drawings were done on my Surface Pro 3 using Sketchbook Pro over a few too many […]
A commissioned recreation of an old, cherished cartoon someone’s colleague lost along the way.