GIFs and Shorts of 2019

I took a skill share class, Animation for Illustration, earlier this year to help clear my head a little bit and also spread my wings into making really short videos, clips and GIFs. As I left journalism a few years ago, my editing and videoing skills took a dip so this illustration class got me … Continue reading GIFs and Shorts of 2019

13 Inspiring Nigerian Women to Read up on…

Black history month was a few weeks ago. As it was celebrated, discussed and observed, I had found myself diving head first into creating digital illustrations of successful and historically impactful women that have been revered specifically in Nigeria. The reason behind this is because the whole theme is kind of a trigger for me. … Continue reading 13 Inspiring Nigerian Women to Read up on…

Traditional Nigerian Bridal Looks Inspired By Disney Princesses

Do you remember the first time you were introduced to a Disney princess? ┬áDo you remember how much you sang along as they frolicked away on your screen, full of color and wonder and the right amount of magic that has kept the child in you mesmerised up till today? Ah, what I would give … Continue reading Traditional Nigerian Bridal Looks Inspired By Disney Princesses

A Gathering of Hearts

Happy new month. March came in quickly and didn’t come alone. Snow and chilly winds got me all snuggly in bed as I watched the Ten Commandments and Prince of Egypt for like the 100th time for each. It was the type of day to just relax, have a cup of hot chocolate and catch … Continue reading A Gathering of Hearts

Sand in the Cracks of My Heart

The weather has been dreadful. The sun has been shy lately, hiding like a child, eagerly waiting to be found but still wants to win their game of hide and seek. And while listening to Ruby Gyang’d new song, Oya Dance, I must say that I miss warmth. Growing up in a tropical country, Nigeria, … Continue reading Sand in the Cracks of My Heart

Saved By The Brush

I love abstract paintings. The way colors seem to clash but yet work together to draw your eyes to certain areas and the varying emotions that come up for everyone that sees them. I also believe that the act of painting abstract for most artists is a liberating, explosive feeling. For me though, it was … Continue reading Saved By The Brush

Home Is Where The Heart Is…

After alot of travelling for the holidays, from London, Ontario to Boston, Massachusetts then Minneapolis, Minnesota and back to Canada, I can definitely say that I was physically exhausted. But my heart was full. This was the first time I got to have a lot of family members around me and I cherished every moment … Continue reading Home Is Where The Heart Is…

‘The Heart of Man Is Very Much Like The Sea…’

When I started making hearts for 2018, my aim was to make it like a journal. Everyday, I draw out what the day felt like to me and if I can, create it. And it was a grand plan and I started off strong, drawing out my feelings, feeling like the most accomplished artist that … Continue reading ‘The Heart of Man Is Very Much Like The Sea…’

Happy Valentine

It feels like kismet, you know. The very first post about my year long project is on Valentine’s day. For a long time, it seemed like I had a love hate relationship with val’s day. I only really started enjoying val’s day when I stopped hoping and wishing for this fairytale love story to happen … Continue reading Happy Valentine