Alison Garwood Jones

Homemade brush holder

Originally published in February 2018 in Blog, Cartoons, Illustration

My brushes kept rolling off my desk. Then I remembered that old salt dough recipe from First Grade, and I baked a brush holder! In this sketch, it’s Joe Shuster, co-creator of #Superman. Most Americans don’t realize Superman sprung from a Canadian brain. But it makes sense to us. We’re quiet, we’re strong, and we […]

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Viking girl

Originally published in October 2017 in Blog, Toronto Illustrators

Cartoon by Alison Garwood-Jones Doing anything well takes discipline. This is Hildegard. She’s a Viking warrior with a stringent daily routine involving running, journaling/goal setting, and practicing her fencing. Not much gets in her way, especially men. But, at some point, she’ll hit a wall. The need for balance — not exactly defined in the […]

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Push your talent

Originally published in October 2017 in Blog, Toronto Illustrators

This is my first attempt at a page for a comic strip or graphic novel. The hardest part, so far, is unifying the look and the palette. In this romp through the forties (above), I came up with the drawings before I had a story in mind. Now I’m gathering them up in sequence to […]

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