Self Portrait? Only through the distorted lens of artistic license. Although this illustration features my favorite Michael Kors shirt, and I do wear hipster glasses, and I do always have a two-day beard, and I do run with the deer... the resemblance pretty much stops about there. There is also a process tutorial I created to accompany this piece located in the 'blog' portion of the site.
A Behind the scenes look at what goes into the political process. There's more to politics than the voters see, beyond the candidates, outside of the news scandals, there's a fast passed world of decision-making and politicking. This illustration was created for the cover of IC View magazine.
Transfer Pricing is the practice of multi-national companies artificially inflating the cost of products they products they produce in the states in order to incur smaller gains in a Canadian company where they distribute those goods.
The flitting hair twirl and neck exposure, the subtle lean in, the ‘social mirroring’ going on between the couple at the bar, and the other couple who are obviously disinterested in each other, It’s all in the body language.There are also some process shots from this illustration in the process/tutorial section of the blog.
Illustration to accompany a nostalgic editorial piece recalling family excursions to find the perfect Wisconsin Pine.
This piece went along with a fabulously touching story recalling a valentines story many years ago.
Moving the home page to a new url illustration, created for a custom 404 page design.
Nothing is ever a sure thing. Despite having past legal precedent to lead by example, as well as having a comprehensive plan in order, a judge's ruling can halt a project mid-tract.
Project management means having multiple routes towards the same end goal. Legal intervention can still halt a project mid-track or help it move smoothly forward.
Just your typical NYC New Year's Eve hipster party. Of course that's PBR in the flutes.
The Power of positive thinking.
Never yield to popular opinion. Go against the grain. Go against the flow. Forge your own path. Fight your own fight. Be an individual. Be your own boss. Make your own destiny. Make your own rules. Think outside the box, Etc. A nautically themed inspirational illustration and idiomatic digital painting.
Homes for housing.
Standing alone in the complicated web of social networking. I also created a repeatable pattern of the piece.
Only some days are red shirt days. An illustration about style, men, and what we choose to wear and why we choose to wear it. The digital painting was created for inclusion in the 'what I wore today' flickr group because I was wearing a red shirt that day.
The gatekeeper system provides a more involved mentored environment for articling students in law firms. Implemented in the hopes that this will be better train future lawyers who will intern rise within the company.
Cover illustration for IC View Magazine. The final illustration was photoshopped unto a photo of a book to look like an old Choose Your Own Adventure book. The piece highlights the alternative career paths IC graduates have taken.
Business editorial illustration for Canadian Lawyer Magazine. This one accompanied an article about the expected increase in Ponzi schemes that lawyers should expect to see it in the future and the legal difficulties in prosecuting them. On a side note, and here's a bit of a personal story, much of my work day is spent listening to podcasts, included in which is the 'Stuff You Should Know' podcast. I'm not sure whether it was Josh or Chuck, but in their podcast on Ponzi schemes, one of the podcasters would say 'It's a Ponzi' in a heavy Italian accent. Read More…
An Illustration done for Canadian Lawyer Magazine. New social media like instant messaging and video chatting may come into play as a factor in custody decisions.
This illustration was done for Canadian Lawyer Magazine. It accompanied an article about ways in which a Lawyer might help his client find funds to finance building development.
This illustration was done for Canadian Lawyer Magazine. It accompanied an article about legal changes that would open up the monopoly MLS currently holds on the Canadian real-estate system.