Originally published in January 2020 in Blog, Graphic Recorder, Graphic Visualizer, Illustration, Visual Storytelling
I asked the Marchesa to tell me about her life, while Calder bent in to listen. #snowday❄️ at the @agotoronto #agoannualpass Saturday sketching at the AGO – Illustrations by Alison Garwood-Jones
Originally published in November 2019 in Blog, Graphic Recorder, Graphic Visualizer, Illustration, Toronto Illustrators
I met my friend Sam for lunch last week. We caught up on work and life. Then he told me that walking into his living room and seeing the Watches Pillow I made for him was like receiving a little jolt of Wes Anderson. I’ll take that! The things you learn about your designs from […]
Originally published in July 2019 in Blog, Comic, Graphic Recorder, Illustration, Toronto Illustrators
I move between many different tribes: writer people, illustrator people, and hotel pool people.
Originally published in July 2019 in Blog, Graphic Facilitator, Graphic Recorder, Graphic Visualizer, Toronto Illustrators, Visual Storytelling
It’s always my goal to work with good people. Teaching provides me with that in spades thanks to the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies where I teach the ever-morphing topic of Digital Communications Strategy and Social Media. In essence, this course is about storytelling and the best way to digitally distribute your stories, […]
Originally published in June 2019 in Blog, Custom Portraits, Graphic Facilitator, Graphic Recorder, Graphic Visualizer, Illustration, Toronto Illustrators, Visual Storytelling
If you are near Crombie Park this Thursday, June 27, please come and say hi. I’ll be working as one of the artists at Jamii Esplanade’s Multicultural Day, along with Andrew Patterson and Alicia Herbert. There will be live performances by dancers, musicians and poets from around the world. Stroll by Jarvis and Esplanade between […]
Originally published in May 2019 in Blog, Graphic Recorder, Toronto Illustrators, Visual Storytelling
I’m fundraising because it’s time to do more than just shake my head at the news. Women’s reproductive freedoms are eroding around the world, wiping out decadesof hard-won human rights gains. I designed this T-shirt* to say that the female body should never be subject to government control. #NotHere stands for Canada, the […]
Originally published in April 2019 in Blog, Graphic Facilitation, Graphic Recorder, Graphic Visualizer, Jane Jacobs Enamel Pin, Toronto Illustrators, Visual Notetaking
Pen Jar Productions is an official partner of Jane’s Walk Toronto (May 3-5, 2019). I will be outfitting all 130 Walk Leaders with my Jane Jacobs’s Enamel Pin.