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Oil Painting For Women’s Day

This is an oil painting of mine from a few years ago called, “Feminism Trampling Suppression.” I’m posting it again in honor of International Women’s Day!!!! Here is to all empowered women past, present and future! The painting is now … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #39 – Community Mosaic Art Project – Part Two

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour  taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #38 – Community Mosaic Art Project – Part One

More Cuban photos to come… All photographs are by Jennifer Jigour  taken in Cuba during Thanksgiving week 2014. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer Author/Artist Website Secret Agent Moscow – The Graphic Novel

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Cuba Travel Photos #36 – Art Block Print From Cienfuegos, Cuba

Just one Cuban image today. Today I’d like to honor the artist of this work. This is the only work of art I purchased in Cuba. Being an artist myself it is difficult to find room on the walls for … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #26 – Art in Trinidad – Oil Painting and Pastels

Meet the Artist. She built her art studio herself in Trinidad. It took her ten years to develop her body of artwork. Here she is showing us various publications around the world that have published her artwork. Below are some … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #25 – Art in Trinidad – Wood Carvings

Meet an amazing wood carving artist from Trinidad, Cuba. Here he is showing me the process of how he attempts the carving. He starts with a drawn outline. He takes pictures of everyday Cubans in Trinidad and carves the image … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #18 – Museo Romántico -The Romantic Museum in Trinidad – Part One

At the entrance to Museo Romantico with a view of the Plaza Mayor in Trinidad, Cuba. The furniture in this home is not original to the location. It was collected through donations from people in Cuba who had furniture and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!! – From an Author/Artist with a Master Plan

Looking back on 2014 seems like a dream, kind of like this dreamy photo taken in Havana. It began in Hong Kong in January. And ended in another surprise journey to Cuba at the end of November. I took my … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #10 – Streets of Havana in a Classic Car

In Havana. City Streets…lots of dogs running free. A typical rainy day with waves splashing over the road. Cars still drove across them anyway. We drove in a cool classic car on our one free night to ourselves. View from … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #9 – The Magnificent Cemetery Colon, the most important burial ground of the Caribbean

No words needed here – just pictures this time. Until next time, Peace, Love & Creativity, Jennifer

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Super Special Post!! – Secret Agent Moscow voted Top 12 for the Holidays by The ADVOCATE

I little mini break from Cuban photos to say the following: I was so super excited to wake up this morning to seeing my graphic novel, Secret Agent Moscow, as one of the top 12 Graphic Novels to get for … Continue reading

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Cuban Travel Photos #8 – Afro-Cuban Dance & Drums in Havana

This was another highlight of the trip. This company combines Afro-Cuban dance and music in one Cubans are very proud of their support of empowering women. Traditionally, women were not allowed to touch the sacred African drum. This company specifically … Continue reading

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Cuba Travel Photos #4 – Revolution Square in Havana

Until next time…Peace & Love, Jennifer

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Cuba Travel Photos #3 – More Photos from the first day in Havana

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Last Stop: Havana, Cuba

On the road again… My apologies for the absence of updates on the progress of book two. Much of the production must stay a secret. All I can tell you is where the book has been and just a slight … Continue reading

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Book Reading at Japan Town’s Art Walk April 14th 2014

Come see Katie Kaapcke, Carbon Grey, and Myself at April Gee’s Petite Galleria for JapanTown’s Art Walk on April 11th. We will be doing a Q&A about creating comics/graphic novels/art & illustration. We will also be doing a reading of … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow Film Trailer – Valentine’s Day Amazon.com Release

Revised Film Trailer for the Valentine’s Day Amazon.com release is up on YouTube now!

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Happy New Year!!!

G’day From Australia!!! I want to wish everyone a Happy Almost New Year!!! This last year has been amazing. It was my New Years goal last year to finish my graphic novel, Secret Agent Moscow, get it funded through kickstarter, … Continue reading

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New Water Color Painting – A Moscow Kiss Under Fire (2013)

  See the rest of the watercolor art gallery and more on my website: http://www.jenniferjigour.com/#!watercolor/c1i3 Спасибо!/Thank! ~ Jennifer Jigour

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Secret Agent Moscow – An interview with Sophie Spinelle of Shameless Photography

(Author/Illustrator photo by Sophie Spinelle) A couple of years ago I approached Sophie Spinelle about doing a special photo shoot which included photographs of my husband and I in retro clothing, as well as individual shots for each of us. … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – Salute to my wonderful V.O. cast and musical ensemble from the film trailer

  Secret Agent Moscow a graphic novel by Jennifer Jigour

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Secret Agent Moscow – New Level – Golden Agent

16 days to go… New Level – Golden Agent Golden Agent – Two 36″x48″ original acrylic paintings of the graphic novel cover on stretched canvas. One is in color. The other is in gold and black. Each were painted in … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – “The Underground” 11″x14″ Print

   Level Description  For those of you who are unsure if you would back the $200 level. Here is what the 11″x14″ limited edition, signed, watercolor print from the graphic novel looks like. The final print will not be covered … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – a Graphic Novel – Test Artwork

  Here is an oil painting I did in Australia while researching and outlining the graphic novel. It’s called, “Death Spiral,” and is inspired by early soviet art. I was trying to figure out how I could weave little bits … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow & Australia

  понедельник – 15-oe Июль 2013 Monday July 15th 2013 День 8 – Day 8 I have traveled to many countries during these five plus years of writing and illustrating my book. Not all of these countries are represented in the story, … Continue reading

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Secret Agent Moscow – Graphic Novel – Film Trailer

Spread the word of MOSCOW! Just is case you missed yesterday’s announcement  of the film trailer premiere and the start of the k Kickstarter campaign, you can now check it out on Youtube as well as Kickstarter. PS: I’ll be posting … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel – Secret Agent Moscow – We are almost live!….

    http://www.secretagentmoscow.com http://www.facebook.com/SecretAgentMoscow  

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Graphic Novel – Secret Agent Moscow – Count Down Continues…..

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Graphic Novel – Secret Agent Moscow – Count Down To Kickstarter

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Photography – The Madonna Inn

Ever since I was a kid I’ve heard stories about the Madonna Inn. My parents were newly weds in the mid 1970s and spent a lot of time there during Anniversaries or Valentine’s Day. It always seemed like one big … Continue reading

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Photography – The Sequoia National Forest

  The Sequoia National Forest is one of my favorite forest in California. I was there in 2009 in June and probably on this very date. It was an amazing camping trip. I was so taken by the beauty of … Continue reading

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The Winchester Mystery House

As a native to San Jose, Ca, and the Silicon Valley, there are few landmarks that I would say are of architectural, artistic , and  historical interest.  Of course, that’s just how I feel. You may feel differently. You may … Continue reading

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Photography – Cabin Fever & Strange Little Works of Art on The Sone Walls of Murphs, CA

  I know it’s the first day of Summer. I hope that most of your are spending it at the beach or someplace in the warm sun. Moi? Well, I have a long back log of photos that needed to … Continue reading

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – CONFIDENTIAL

This is how my Friday looked. How was yours? Have a nice weekend!!!! хороших выходных!!!! https://www.facebook.com/SecretAgentMoscow

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – Meant to be from a Different Time

Use your imaginations! Do you ever feel like you were meant to live in a different time? If you could choose a different time to live in what would it be? Or, are you someone who is totally happy with … Continue reading

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – WATER

Image from the original short film on Secret Agent Moscow. https://www.facebook.com/SecretAgentMoscow

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New! – Watercolor Painting (2013)

In addition to the launch of the website for my graphic novel, Secret Agent Moscow, coming up within the next couple of weeks, I will also have a separate artist website up and running. This website will include all of … Continue reading

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – MAKING MUSIC

As we get closer to the Kicktarter campaign here is a sneak peak at what I’ve been up to for the past few weeks. Secret Agent Moscow is more than a graphic novel. There is a film trailer in the … Continue reading

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – Freedom to Fly

For more info on the the up and coming graphic novel go to the facebook page. Visit: http://www.facebook.com/SecretAgentMoscow

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – крик !

крик о помощи – Cry for help Another image from the film that inspired the graphic novel. Visit: http://www.facebook.com/SecretAgentMoscow

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – M.V. (Moscow Vision)

Don’t miss the happenings on facebook. If you would like to join the community and get more insight to the graphic novel please “like” the facebook page and join in the fun! I will be exhibiting little clues and details … Continue reading

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SECRET AGENT MOSCOW – All Good Things Come In Time

Добрый день! Time is a theme that runs through out Secret Agent Moscow. In time you will be hearing more about the developments of the book. All good things will come in time and so will the publication. In the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!!!!

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! For those of you who know me well, the day is not all about chocolate hearts and Hallmark commercialism strictly for those who are in a romantic relationship. It’s much more. It’s about love and creativity … Continue reading

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The Forest – SOLD!!!!!

The Forest - SOLD!!!!!

Oil Painting
20″x24″

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le grand bal masqué de versailles

Here is the follow-up on my previous blog: https://jjigour.wordpress.com/2012/06/15/my-18th-century-ball-gown-for-le-grand-bal-masque-de-versailles/ Le grand bal masque was tres fantastique! However, as a photographer and someone who wanted to just have fun at the bal, I had to make a compromise and leave my … Continue reading

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Photography of Carcassonne Castle – France

                                If you are visiting the South of France and love Castles you must go and see Carcassonne! The best time to take photos there … Continue reading

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Photos from Aix en Provence – 2012

                Provence is a beautiful place full of culture, art, music, and fine food! (All photos are original. Please ask if you would like to use them.)   PEACE & Love ,Jennifer Jigour … Continue reading

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New Oil Painting #4 – Poster Child for the Psychological Plague of Guilt

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My 18th Century Ball Gown for Le grand bal masqué de Versailles

Besides Painting, Photography, and film, I’m also into costume design and costume construction. I designed my own wedding dress, which was inspired a bit from the Movie Marie Antoinette, even though technically the structure of the dress was more 1880s … Continue reading

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New Oil Painting #3 – “Die Maske: A Slightly Exaggerated Portrait of Chris Tann” (2012)

This painting is of my husband, Chris, who is an actor/musician/etc. He is wearing a mask I made for him for Valentine’s day two years ago. The mask was inspired by our time in Venice, Italy in 2010 and a bit of Steampunk. The actual mask is wearable, although very heavy as it is made of metal, copper wire, and glass. The mask itself is called, “Steampunk Venetian Mask.”

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