Paul was born in London England, he immigrated to Canada with his parents at a young age.

He began painting at about 20 years old and studied briefly with fantasy artist Boris Vallejo in New York. Paul was always drawn to realism and focused solely on this interest from the age of 25.

His fascination for all things with reflective surfaces boosted his love of realism, he also loved to paint the female form and faces. His series "Gotta Wear Shades" is a compilation of all these elements.

Paul continues to paint from his home studio in British Columbia,