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

Top Ten Tools I Use In My Art Studio.

It always starts with something small. You get a glue gun here, you buy some glitter there, an “ooh that would make a wonderful addition to my center piece” statement or a “I wonder how I can use that” question and now, you have encroached a space in your home in which no one can … Continue reading Top Ten Tools I Use In My Art Studio.

Strong Shoulders, Heavy Heads, Soft Hearts: How I made my Contemporary Wall Art.

Women. I paint them, sculpt them, still trying to understand them. Which is funny as I am one myself. But I think that is the beauty of us, the ladies. As we are all different, there is always another way, another view, another perspective on how the world works or feels. But one thing that … Continue reading Strong Shoulders, Heavy Heads, Soft Hearts: How I made my Contemporary Wall Art.

Busy Busy Easter.

Happy New Month, everyone. I hope you had a wonderful Easter. Mine was busy as I was making some postables from some of the hearts I made for my Queen of Hearts Project like the one featured in this postable. I also just signed up for a pop-up event and realised that I don’t have … Continue reading Busy Busy Easter.

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

Black Heart Woman

‘Black Heart Man‘ by Bunny Wailer was a song that played quite alot when I lived with my mom. I never really listened to the words but hummed along as it filled the living room and she danced away to it. It seems quite ironic to dance to it now that I am older and … Continue reading Black Heart Woman

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…