Alison Garwood Jones

We eat with our eyes

Originally published in July 2017 in Blog

For some gigs, I will make hyper-realist prep sketches to help establish the colours and boundaries for my final illustration.  To wit:   I prefer the suggestiveness of gestural sketches, but I think for this job — menu illustrations for The Merchant Tavern) — realism helps. We eat with our eyes. This is The Merchant’s popular Eggplant […]

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How I use watercolour pencils

Originally published in May 2017 in Blog

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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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