Alison Garwood Jones

Why video?

Originally published in September 2016 in Blog

Observation is my primary occupation. It takes on many forms: writing, drawing, and now videos. While most people have been video DIY’ers since 2005, when YouTube launched, I only took to the form when the story I wanted to tell needed video effects to lift it off the ground. I prefer to be led by […]

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Productivity is not creativity

Originally published in May 2016 in Blog

It’s easy to confuse productivity with creativity. In my latest animated video, I “asked” Maria Popova and Pearl Buck to explain the difference.   Sources Maria Popova, “Creatively Juiced,” The New York Times Book Review (April 10, 2016). Pearl Buck, 1938 Nobel Prize Speech. Music: “Layback” by Alan Jones (purchased on Shutterstock.com) Built on the awesome […]

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Stand-up desk

Originally published in September 2015 in Blog

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My solution for a stand-up desk. #standupdesk A video posted by AlisonGJ (@alisongj) on Sep 1, 2015 at 9:13am PDT

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