While Jodi Arais stands trial for the murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, whom she claims to have shot and stabbed 27 times in self-defense, her jail drawings are selling for thousands of dollars on eBay.
Arias is reportedly raising the money for her legal team with the drawings, including a portrait of Grace Kelly which sold on eBay for $3,050.
According to the Daily Mail, Arias is using Travis Alexander's sister, Tanisha Sorenson, as inspiration for some of her drawings.
The Daily Mail reports:
In one series called 'The Hat', the female subject looks just like Alexander's sister Tanisha Sorenson, who followers of the case are familiar with because she has been sitting in the court room the entire length of the death penalty trial.
This black and white drawing (below) is not one of the ones that Arias and her supporters have been selling online in order to help pay for her legal team and her family's expenses while staying in Phoenix, Arizona for the trial.
Sorenson has often been seen in the Phoenix, Arizona courtroom. She rolled her eyes when Arias decribed her sexual history with Alexander.
"I know this might sound creepy, but I hope to get to watch her die someday after she’s on death row," Sorenson told HLN in an interview, weeks ago. "Even if it’s in 20 years from now, the death penalty is what she deserves, though she most likely won’t get it and instead will get some life sentence."
Source: Daily Mail