Meet Oscar Ukonu, the Nigerian Artist Who Creates Beautiful Art Illustrations Using Just One Simple Tool
November 12, 2015
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Nigerian entertainment is taking on entirely different forms from 90s evil stepmothers and ghosts wearing powder. One of such forms is digital art, most popularly in the form of animation, and we are so here for it. Ever since the Malika teaser video dropped, I have been fangirling at the amount of detail that went […]
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“I’d just watched this K-drama called Today’s Webtoon. The main character’s dad was helping her make big decisions in her life, unwilling to listen to what she wanted, and I could relate to that struggle.” @_sandychics
“I don’t review books for authors in Nigeria anymore because they don’t take criticism well. They also like to pay, and I don’t like getting paid so I don’t feel obligated to write a nice review.” – @creepyshelah
“As a storyteller, the best way to tell stories is to become a safe space for those stories. You have to work on building trust, but you also need to create boundaries so you don’t get overwhelmed in the process.”
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“I want to get to a point where all my doubts are eliminated because I know I’m great at this, but I’ve also invested the time and effort to be better. In the meantime, I like having a plan B to fall back on.” — @ayosdoodles
“Any time I finish a tattoo, I have the biggest smile on my face. Sometimes, I’m so jealous of the clients because I wish I had their tattoo on my body.”
“I got into mukbangs because I love food. Food for me is better than love. It’ll never break your heart.” @mityasfooddiary
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