Paul commenced his art career as a graffiti artist in Liverpool (including legal commissions), and soon found new ways to commercially express his love for art, type and design. Educated in both Liverpool and Bucks he gained a degree in Graphic design and Advertising.
Following on from this Paul spent 4 years at MacUser magazine, where he received awards for his Art Direction including, Best Designed Business magazine in the Total Publishing awards. In addition, throughout this time he became well known for his design-led illustration working both for MacUser and for numerous other clients.
Paul now has spent last 16 years as a freelance Creative Director and Illustrator (general art bodÖ), working on brands and setting up magazines, since the dawn of the internet he has found himself using his compositional skills and dynamic range of styles to work with clients on sometimes widely differing projects, from CDís, posterís, book coverís, brochureís, packaging, branding and back to magazines, even some fine art projects!
He has been featured in various design & art magazines. Paul’s work has also appeared in several illustration books and has given talks on his style, techniques and inspiration. Paul has also released 5 stock art discs of his illustrations for Getty, and worked with other stock libraries which have been best sellers for many years, and has judged Digital Art awards for The Association of Photographers and Amnesty International. his illustration work has also appeared in various exhibitions.
Clients include Agfa, Apple, BAE Systems, Barclays, BBC, BT, BP, Coke Cola, Computer Arts, Citroen, EMI music, EON, Ford, Getty, General Electric, Glaxo, Guardian Newspaper, Hewlett Packard, Logica, Jaguar, Orange(EE), New Scientist, Peugeot, Shell, Vodafone, Virgin, Westfield.