- A talented young artist has shown just how beautiful pencil drawings could be when they are done well
- Sharing photos on Twitter, many said there is no much difference between his client's photograph and the art
- As his work gained attention on social media so also did his prospective customers base
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A very talented young man with the handle @OfficiaLifyarts has amazed many people on social media with his pencil art.
The young man shared the photograph of the person he drew. Placing it side-by-side with the photo, one may think the pencil art only was edited with a black and white filter.
With his pencil, the man uses shadowing to achieve the contours formed by the man's wide smile.
People rushed to his comment section to ask how much they would need to pay him to get a drawing of themselves too.
See his post below:
Hours after he posted the work, his post gathered hundreds of retweets and likes with several comments.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"How much if I want my pic done like that?"
The artist replied:
"Depends on the size you want."
"Amazing, you get that super smile perfect."
"Frame 2 is very beautiful. Nice job guy."
"Where una dey see this talent?"
"This is beautiful."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian artist with the Twitter handle @Zilaflexa gathered much attention on social media after he showcased the pen art of Davido that he did.
Man gives life to non-living objects with amazing artworks, photos go viral, many say they look so real
The young artist said that he is a self-taught illustrator, adding that the art of the singer was his first for the year 2021.
@Zilaflexa asked people to retweet his work across their timelines so that it can come to the Holy Ground crooner's attention.
One of the amazing things he achieved with the drawing was Davido's dimples which he highlighted with a shadow.
Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at Legit.ng. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.