Illustrator Paul Sharp was born and raised in
Indiana, where imaginations find room to grow. He drew and drew, all the way to Pittsburgh, PA, where he graduated from the Art Institute.
Freelancing for twenty years, Paul previously
worked as Art Director in Toys & Games for Random House Happy House Group, Warren Industries, and as Art Director for Children's Magazines at Curtis Publishing, Children's Better Health Institute.
Paul continued his education in the 1990s, at Yavapai College in Sedona, Arizona, completing courses in Digital Illustration: Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
In Sedona, Paul also studied sculpture under Eugenia Everett. His three dimensional work has influenced his illustration style.
Recently, Paul completed a course at Indiana University Continuing studies in Flash animation, and enjoys experimenting in this media.
His characters appear on brand name packaging, tv commercials, party goods, children's books, editorial pieces, ads, aps and animated interactive media.
Paul is a founding member of the Bloomington Indiana Watercolor Society, and enjoys kayaking, and cross country skiing.