Sunday, August 29, 2010


I doodle all the time and always tell kids this is the best way to practise drawing. It's also where weird ideas happen with no pre-planning... so for some reason I drew Stephen Fry as a punk Jeeves and Hugh Laurie as a drug-addict (House?) Wooster.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


One of the great fundraisers for OCAD invited alumni (such as myself) and celebrities (maybe some day?) to donate works of anonymous art. Patrons pay 75 bucks and choose a piece they like and then find out whodunit. I've done 2 a year for about the past 5. I just finished this year's. The fronts have to remain secret, but here are the backs.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Splinters review #1!

Kirkus reviews has given Splinters a nice review! You need to subscribe to read the whole thing... but here's a sample.

"Sylvester's puckish (sorry) take on the Cinderella story is reflected in squiggly, exaggerated watercolor-and-ink pictures. Most of them float on the page as if on the ice, and this works wonderfully."