Category Archives: Illustration

New Hong Kong iphone sketches

I’ve just given the Paper53 app a try on my iPhone so I’ll post the first few here. With a new baby in the house (and strapped to my chest!) it’s convenient to try to capture some HK scenes with … Continue reading

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Happy Year of the Horse!

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Happy Halloween!

A little Halloween illustration in honor of candy corn, which I haven’t seen yet in Hong Kong!

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My paintings at Handmade HK, May 12!

Save the date to come see me at the Handmade Hong Kong Fair, 10 am- 5 pm on Sunday, May 12 at Discovery Bay! I’ll be selling paintings at a table under ‘Alison Stephen Illustration.’ (Table number TBA.) Enjoy a … Continue reading

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Tropical timeshare– getting away from it all?

I was surprised to see more New Yorkers in Aruba than I do at home in Brooklyn!  

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Behind you, Dr. Shaw!

What did you all think of Prometheus? Here’s a little personal project I did.

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Mural installation at James Madison University

I’m excited to see that a mural I designed and illustrated for my undergraduate alma mater is being installed this week! The mural is for the new Biology building, so, of course, I cherished the opportunity to draw lots of … Continue reading

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Love Birds

For two little birds who are going to City Hall!

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Dogs love Chicago

Were there always this many dogs on planes?  While landing in Chicago over Christmas vacation, I spotted no fewer than 3 little critters emerging from their under-the-seat carriers to ride out the landing lap-side. I LOVE dogs– I’m not complaining!  … Continue reading

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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

Another illustration about a book I enjoyed, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (David Mitchell, 2010).  I drew this portrait of my favorite character, Orito Aibagawa, a midwife in Dejima in turn-of-the-19th-century Japan.  That’s all I should say, but … Continue reading

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