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6.00"W x 8.00"H x 0.5"D

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Amal

PRT JEFFERSON, NY

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: small oil painting, dramatic light, drama, portrait, james bond-like, woman

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 6"W x 8"H x 0.5"D

Year Created: 2016

I try to add drama, whatever way possible, to all my work. Many pieces stem from interesting text or an unusual combination of words and appear first in my sketchbook during the wee hours of the morning when everything else is quiet. These quick sketches have to happen fast while a scene still moves across my eyes and before it turns into something else.

My name is Amal and I was raised in Baltimore. I am an illustrator and fine artist trying to blur those lines as much as possible. I was lucky enough to have spent most of my time in city libraries and decided early on that all text craves pictures. I earned my MFA in illustration from the Academy of Art University and work as a freelance illustrator and fine artist producing work for traditional and educational children’s books, magazines, posters and work with commissioned portraits. I live in a small village on the peculiar Island of Long with family, feral cats, and a certain number of giant mushrooms.

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