i know a short cut

Hi, I'm Brendan. I make comics and illustrations. You can see my portfolio site at iknowashortcut.com and follow me on twitter @iknowashortcut.

Aug 15
I’m in Montreal. And I’m not leaving until I can read this damn book.

I’m in Montreal. And I’m not leaving until I can read this damn book.


Mar 30
On the drawing board today. In progress. #tuffgirls

On the drawing board today. In progress. #tuffgirls


Mar 17
Iron Bound IN TECHNICOLOR

Iron Bound IN TECHNICOLOR


Mar 2
Teasing out a little drawing for @melmmmendes and narratively. Fedoras and fires.

Teasing out a little drawing for @melmmmendes and narratively. Fedoras and fires.


Mar 1
Same assignment. Old money and old drugs.

Same assignment. Old money and old drugs.


Dec 27
Recent illustration for the AV club’s Best of 2013 Book list. I got to slightly adapt the Iron Bound thugs for it. Thanks to AD John Teti.

Recent illustration for the AV club’s Best of 2013 Book list. I got to slightly adapt the Iron Bound thugs for it. Thanks to AD John Teti.


Nov 23
Carel Fabritius “the goldfinch”

Carel Fabritius “the goldfinch”


Rembrandt again. “Man with a feathered beret”

Rembrandt again. “Man with a feathered beret”


Should’ve been doing something else. But I spent this afternoon documenting my experience at the Frick this morning.

Should’ve been doing something else. But I spent this afternoon documenting my experience at the Frick this morning.


Sep 12

I changed the oil in the ‘56 Montclair and I’m ready the burn rubber down to SPX! Here is the second Iron Bound trailer, with a new song from Lucas and the Newark Wanderers.

IRON BOUND TRAILER 2 (Blue Jeans and Leather) (by Brendan Leach)


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