Meet artist of the week Paul Marcial of Royal Oak, MI. Paul was born in Detroit in 1975 and grew up in a middle class neighborhood in Sterling Heights, MI. His father worked for Ford (or Fords lol;), so we were an auto family. Paul worked in the landscape design business for twenty years and went to school for Art & Grapic Design at Macomb Community College. Growing up he was always drawing or designing things so when he got older, he took his creativity and used it to create Detroit & Michigan Style Art. His website, TheGreatLakesState.com, is the Official I LOVE MICHIGAN page. It is about sharing pictures, stories, events, destinations, and fun facts about Michigan. It also promotes local businesses and Michigan products. TheGreatLakesState.com is a quick guide to whats happening now in Michigan. Find Michigan-made products, unique local businesses at The Official I Love Michigan Shop.How long have you been creating your art work?
What makes your art work unique or distinctive?
We design and produce our merchandise to stand out. We come up with clever slogans and create graphics to compliment them. We try to stay original not do what everyone else is doing. Be a trend setter, not another knock-off artist. What do you remember wanting to be when you grew up?
A comic book artist.
What inspired you to start creating your art work and how did you turn it into a business?
Spending time with my family and friends.
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You can find lots of Paul's marvelous Michigan goods at Yellow Door and online. Stay tuned for more fun and interesting info about Paul all week!
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