Alison Garwood Jones

Carolyn, poetry editor

Originally published in April 2017 in Blog

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Sunday sketchbook

Originally published in March 2017 in Blog

Challenging yourself to do more with less is the best recipe for growth. #ThreePrimaries #IllustrateThe6ix

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Willful web series

Originally published in January 2017 in Blog

This is me talking with my pal, Andrew Dobson, creator of the food and travel media empire, DobberNationLoves. Andrew is one of dozens of creative entrepreneurs and artists I’ll be interviewing in Willful, a new web series I co-created with my friend, Yann Yap, a producer, photographer and videographer currently working at TFO. A selfie of the […]

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Mrs. H.T. Miller

Originally published in December 2016 in Blog

Mrs. H.T. Miller, widow: iron-gray clipped hair (lightly waved). No makeup. Smokes occasionally. Eats peppermints. Keeps them in the right pocket of her full-length beaver coat. #CapoteCharacters, 1945.

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Poets

Originally published in December 2016 in Blog

So says Eileen Myles on Design Matters podcast with  Debbie Millman. #Auden #Cohen #Whitman #Kunitz #Neruda #Collins #Dickinson #poetry

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Thursday sketchbook

Originally published in November 2016 in Blog

After the banquet.

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Monday sketchbook

Originally published in November 2016 in Blog

In her next role, Jessica played a 1930s stenographer. Bruce wondered if he would find another job. Pedro’s days in the band took him all over Mexico. Barbara swims every day. She doesn’t talk to the other swimmers. Stephen wrote Carrie in a trailer on a portable typewriter.

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Flesh tones

Originally published in November 2016 in Blog

The only thing I remember about colour mixing from grade school is: red + blue = purple. I’m guessing you also discovered that the result was an ugly, muddy maroon, not the Tyrian purple worn by Roman emperors. For that, according to Aristotle, I’d have to source some crushed shellfish. I only had a Prang […]

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Soaring over The 6ix

Originally published in October 2016 in Blog

  “His sheer tenacity and desire to learn made him pretty well a one-in-a-million bird.” — Jonathan Livingston Seagull soaring over The 6ix. My tools: Google Earth, Parker Permanent Black Ink, Pentel Correction Pen, Micron 05 Pen, Nobel no. 2 Brush, Curry’s no. 8 Brush.

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Autumn

Originally published in September 2016 in Blog

I drew this with 4 Tombow Brush Pens.

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