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Richard Johnson

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Washington D.C.
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

I draw. I draw a lot. Maybe too much. Was @washingtonpost, @UNOCHA, @nationalpost, @freep, @globeandmail, and @theprovince Now @mckinsey bit.ly/2zYoa52

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Biography

Richard is a renowned field artist and visual journalist. In his career he has helped cover the war in Afghanistan for The National Post and The Washington Post (traveling with Canadian and U.S. forces), and the war in Iraq for the Detroit Free Press (embedding with the United States Marine Corps...

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Drawing an A10 warthog in a hangar at Bagram in 2014 with SRA Omar. A. Martinez - a great serving military artist. Prismacolor pencil. @USAF @cdn_forces @CanWarMuseum @CanadaNATO @CanadasMilHist @CDS_Canada_CEMD @CanEmbUkraine @ForcesCanada @VeteransFR_CA @urbansketchers https://t.co/zcQeymTKaa
Should have tried to sketch on the back of this Ukrainian BMP but I needed both hands to hold on. @USArmy @cdn_forces @CanWarMuseum @CanadaNATO @CanadasMilHist @CDS_Canada_CEMD @CanEmbUkraine @ForcesCanada @VeteransFR_CA @urbansketchers Ended face blackened by diesel smoke eh. https://t.co/oQ6gb4L1Q0
RT @newsillustrator: Canadian Leopard II at Bazar-e Panjwaii in 2011. Engine out and running on ground behind. @USArmy @cdn_forceshttps://t.co/F3k6mIoKJR
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