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)


  1. Is that marker in your sketchbook? Kudos to your tidiness, the direction of the strokes reminds me of wind over grass.