- A young Nigerian man, Godwin Bekee has used nearly 15,000 pushpins to make an amazing portrait of Pastor Adefarasin
- Godwin combined various colours to achieve a rainbow look when the piece is assessed from a far distance
- The talented young artist said that such a piece could be custom made for anyone at the rate of $1000 (N412,010)
A very talented young Nigerian man identified as Godwin Bekee has shown off what he could do with everyday materials and people are amazed.
In a Facebook post on Monday, July 5, the man revealed that he used almost 15,000 pushpins to create a beautiful portrait of a popular Nigerian clergyman, Paul Adefarasin.
Its beauty is best seen from afar
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Godwin disclosed, in a conversation with Legit.ng, that he spent three weeks to make the artwork.
When asked what his best work has been as an artist, the man said it is the pushpin art he just created. He added that it took much emotion and determination.
Tagging it digital art, he said the beauty of the piece is best seen when looked at from afar. He quipped:
"Push Pin Art is a digital art you will not be able to understand when you're standing close to it until you move a little bit away to see the beauty. I used the blue, white, black, yellow and red push pins because this are the primary color that brings out this rainbow when viewed."
See his Facebook post below:
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions to his post below:
Becky Amos said:
"I hail you my artist engineer, keep up the good work, God is your strength."
Leonard Imoh said:
"Excellent..Creativity at its peak. You can make this post go viral. That's if you truly desire it."
Emele Ezinne Commy said:
"Bring it on Greatness! It's in you!"
Chioma Stephnie Okoye said:
"Kudos to you man, you are going places."
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Another Nigerian artist wowed many
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian artist, Kelly Omodamwen, amazed many with his creativity as he used spark plugs to make beautiful art installations.
As some of his works surfaced on Twitter, many wondered how long it took him to beat the plugs into shape and create what he intended with them.
With spark plugs, he has been able to create masterpieces that depict a ram and drummer. The intricate design of the installations makes them more beautiful to look at.