Commission painter for the past 50 years. Specialty : portraiture and "anything else I wish to paint or write". Author of a dozen books on drawing, encouragement and thinking. .
Painter, Portrait Painter
Bernard Poulin Studios January 1967 - at PresentPaint commissioned portraits, patron requested thematic exhibitions. Prior to 1978 I worked in education and psychology as an elementary and high school teacher-therapist and a member of several psychiatric teams. As well, I was a guest College and University professor of Special Education.
Classic Perceptions January 2015 - December 2016Translator - I translated a book (Perdre sa boussole) from French to English. The topic is PTSD and its consequences. Included are potential treatment methodology possibilities for those afflicted and for their families. The English title is : North Of Darkness. (published in 2016)
Classic Perceptions January 2015 - December 20152015 - Author - On Life, Death And Nude Painting - a book of observations from both the art world perspective and "other" world perspectives. OLDNP is a book whose goal is to stir, conversations and even arguments - as long as the result is that individual thoughts are being expressed and shared.
Classic Perceptions January 2012 - January 2014Please Daddy, Hold My Hand - a book speaking to the special life bond between fathers and sons. It was first published by Mirror Comics as an inter-generational comic book, then in a child's book format in 2014
Classic Perceptions January 2010 - December 20102010 - Author - Beyond Discouragement, an essay on the effects of the past century on creativity - in both children and adults.
Ulysséditions -= Paris January 1994 - December 19941994 - Le crayon de couleur - French edition of The Complete Colored Pencil Book.
FW Publ;ications - North Light Books January 1992 - December 19921992 - Created the Complete Colored pencil Book - Hard Cover edition
1992 - Created the Complete Colored pencil Book - Soft Cover edition
2011 - Revised The Complete Colored pencil Book under the North Lights Classic banner. Classic
FW Publishing - North Light Books January 1988 - December 1988Author - Colored Pencil Techniques - Bk 1 - Basic Skills
Author - Colored Pencil Techniques - Bk 2 - Blending Color
Author - Colored Pencil Techniques - Bk 3- Special Effects
Author - Colored Pencil Techniques - Bk 4 - Creative Illustration
Laurtentian Publishing January 1982 - December 19821981 - Author of the book "MiG" - a compilation of the best cartoons published in the Northern Life Newspaper. "MiG" was the character I created which appeared weekly in the newspaper.
Laurentian Publishing January 1979 - December 1982My character "MiG" appeared weekly in the Northern Life Newspaper.