Alison Garwood Jones

Jann Wenner

Originally published in October 2017 in Blog

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Push your talent

Originally published in October 2017 in Blog

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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More than words

Originally published in October 2017 in Blog

This blog started out as a place to write. That was ten years ago. Today words have lost their lustre for me. I’m shocked and put out by the way language has being kicked around, mocked, and misused. I used to rely on words to express truths. My love for and response to them was […]

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New York State of Mind

Originally published in September 2017 in Blog

A bygone newspaper era. New York, 1945. Today it would be phones. In France, everyone still reads novels on the Metro. #illustration #watercoloursketch #subway #MTA 

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Packing List

Originally published in September 2017 in Blog

  This is what I managed to capture right before our trip to Vancouver this week. I did some en plein air pencil sketches of Port Moody, but now I’d like to capture a couple of our day trip activities,  including our visit to a glacial lake, renting a canoe, and eating salmon jerky on a […]

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Freelance life

Originally published in August 2017 in Blog

When there’s no watercooler, just silence, you have to rely on discipline and humor to beat back the latest news on #genderwars, #Trump and our pooched #environment. Did I miss anything? Another freelance achievement sticker to add to Jeremy Nguyen’s fun series for the The New Yorker. (Bushwick Daily) #DailyShouts I’ve rolled these into my […]

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Freelance Achievement Stickers

Originally published in August 2017 in Blog

  My addition to Jeremy Nguyen’s brilliantly spot-on series of #FreelanceAchievementStickers for the The New Yorker. (Bushwick Daily) #DailyShouts

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When in doubt

Originally published in July 2017 in Blog

I love this quote by Shadi Petosky from Grace Bonney’s book, In The Company of Women. I was determined to visualize it in PhotoShop, which I’m finally learning. It’s easier to learn a new tool when you have something you actually want or need to make. Have you noticed that too? I learned iMovie because […]

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A star is born

Originally published in July 2017 in Blog

TORONTO, JULY 2017: Filmmaker Maureen Judge‘s next documentary, Girls on the Bus, in development with TVO Docs, explores the challenges faced by teenage girls whose expectations of success and sexual equality are not being met. Maureen will follow four to five subjects during their final year of high school, and look at how the perception of […]

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Things dogs do

Originally published in June 2017 in Blog

He found something.

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