Drawing: Olga Kurylenko

Autographed drawing of actress Olga Kurylenko

A ‘rendering on the run’… a literal two-minute sketch of actress Ukranian-born actress Olga Kurylenko. I found out she was attending the special screening of Rowan Atkinson’s latest installment of the spy comedy JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN at the Curzon Mayfair last month so did this quick line drawing for her to graph at the event, which she did.

Olga has kindly signed a couple of my previous sketches while she was filming her international breakthrough role as Bolivian secret service agent Camille Montes in the 22nd James Bond film QUANTUM OF SOLACE in 2008. Olga, a trained ballerina, was discovered as a model in Moscow at the age of 13 and moved to Paris to pursue that career path three years later, eventually swaping the catwalk for the screen. Fluent in Russian, French and English, she is now a French citizen who has resided in London since 2009.

Drawing: Olga Kurylenko

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The Ukranian-born French actress Olga Kurylenko became the Bond girl Camille in the 22nd franchise film, Quantum of Solace in 2008.

She has featured in a number of films since, including Oblivion, with Tom Cruise. She signed my sketch in person at its UK premiere at the BFI IMAX in London in April this year, with her abbreviated ‘premiere graph’ ‘Olga K’.

Back in 2008 I got a full name siggy (and a smiley face) on another sketch at Pinewood Studios while she was filming Bond, apparently a rarity.

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