Sunday, February 20, 2011

"Taste this, it's terrible"

I am making progress on my poetry book. Here is what I've got in terms of the illustrations so far:
(cover)
("Brushing my teeth")
("December 3, 2010)"
("A haiku")
(All images copyright Amanda Russel, 2011)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Progress, Frida, and Some More Sketchbook Stuff


Currently working on this for a composition class; it's slow and frustrating, but it's headed in the right direction. Gouache on canvas.

I am continuing to draw inspiration from Frida Kahlo, which led me to do these colored pencil and gouache portraits:


And, here are a few recent samples from my neverending sketchbook. Someday I plan to compile all the artwork I've done based on screenshots from Vera Chytilov√°'s 1966 film Daisies


(all images copyright Amanda Russel,  2011)