The Film

Follow Your Dreams!

When inspiration and passion collide, anything is possible. Watch the short film, Brushstroke, below and journey alongside Paul Kirby to discover how one man combined his interests and created a breathtaking robot capable of painting like a classical master.


Emblem for Best Short Film Selection for Vail Film Festival

Vail Film Festival 2021

emblem for Official Selection for Portland Film Festival

Portland Film Festival 2021

“The Fusion of Art and Science”

Inspired by his many interests in art, science, and technology, Paul Kirby strived to combine his passions into a singular vision: an automated robot that paints original artwork with the dexterity and skill of a human hand.

Brushstroke chronicles Paul’s unique journey and what can happen when you dare to chase your dreams. The film was nominated for Best Short Film at the Vail Film Festival 2021 and recognized as an official selection in the 2021 Portland Film Festival’s Short Documentary Category.

Build A Life Filled With Passion

In telling Paul’s story, it was important to share every side of his journey and illustrate what it really means to be a fusioneer. The process of creating a passion-fueled life is not always linear, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth it.

Get Inspired

Build the life you love. Learn more about fusioneering:

A stack of books that inspired Paul Kirby a modern inventor

What Is Fusioneering?

Why pick which passion you should follow? Fusioneering allows you to cultivate many interests into something innovative and revolutionary.

Modern inventor Paul Kirby mixes paints in his paint room

Who Is Paul Kirby?

An artist, scientist, and engineer, Paul represents what can happen when you follow your passions and form them into one unique vision.