– A talented Nigerian artist, Fatola Israel, has gained massive popularity on social media after his work went viral
– Fatola painted an aged woman in such a way that people thought the piece was a real photograph
– Many tweeps were in awe of his talent as some offered ways that he could make money from his art
A talented Nigerian artist @IsraelFatola has wowed people with his artwork on social media and people applauded him.
In a tweet on Friday, April 1, the young man shared snaps of the old woman he drew with a pencil. One of the snaps has him in work mode, the one showed the final result.
Many people wondered about how he was able to achieve everything with relative ease. The complete work looks like a photograph with the way he achieved every shade.
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With the skill of a master craftsman, the young man delivered a great finish.
See his post below:
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
“Picasso could never. Qoute me on that. Zoom in & check the details.”
“Picasso was doing cubism,he is doing hyperrealism. Very different spectrums.”
“Omg…so are you telling me…this is not a photograph but an actual painting????? whatttttt.”
“This guy is a beast in drawing wow.”
“I would definitely like you to draw my mother but I am 100% I can’t afford you.”
“See creativity! Can you all look at the details on the scarf and hair. This guy is super.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that A Nigerian fine artist, Chubby Onyesoro, wowed social media with his work and people’s reactions are a mix of wonder and praise at his masterpiece.
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Onyesoro said that he is a 3D pencil artist as he shared one of his many works on Twitter on Saturday, November 21.
Not only did people help him to massively share his post, but they were also stunned by how he was able to pull a drawing that seems to have a life of its own with just a pencil.