Bridget Gleeson Travel Writer

Illustrating Morocco
A trip to Tangier, Fès & Marrakech inspires a creative collaboration.

My sister Elizabeth and I are always working on something together. Here’s a sneak peek at one of our latest projects: an illustrated cultural guide to the shapes and symbols of Morocco, based on a short but meaningful trip to the Mahgreb last September. The illustrations are based on photographs I took in Tangier, Fès and Marrakech, gorgeously rendered in watercolor by Liz — our family’s resident artist — and shown side-by-side with their real-life counterparts below.

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