Alison Garwood Jones

Colour variations

Originally published in September 2016 in Blog

I obsess over colour. I stare until I’m forced to blink. Then I stare some more. Do you see the atomic lift off in the yellow? Pure magic.    

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Destiny II

Originally published in September 2016 in Blog

In black and white, it tells a different story: “I have returned from Germany with peace for our time.” — Neville Chamberlain, 1938, after securing a promise from Hitler.

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Destiny

Originally published in September 2016 in Blog

The candidates said what they said and the vendors went back to selling flowers. #life #hope #beauty #fate I drew this with Tombow Brush Pens and a waterbrush.

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Tuesday sketchbook

Originally published in August 2016 in Blog

She looked to the horizon and thought, …

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Carol Shields

Originally published in August 2016 in Blog

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Sunday sketchbook

Originally published in July 2016 in Blog

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Pensée

Originally published in July 2016 in Blog

Joe went from living with Marilyn Monroe to living with his sister. Ponder that.

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Brotherly love

Originally published in July 2016 in Blog

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Canoe series

Originally published in June 2016 in Blog

  Gouache on paper. Hat tip to Marion Denchars and her amazing creative exercises in Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists.

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In Conversation with Anita Kunz

Originally published in May 2016 in Blog

hen Anita Kunz was a five-year old growing up in Kitchener, Ontario in the early 1960s, she practiced drawing the usual kid stuff: horses, flowers, fluffy clouds. But making Crayola masterpieces for the fridge wasn’t enough. Anita drew with a stronger sense of purpose learned from her uncle, the artist and environmentalist Robert Kunz. His editorial illustrations […]

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