Life-Like Painting by Young Man Has People Singing Artist's Praise

Life-Like Painting by Young Man Has People Singing Artist's Praise

- A skilled Nigerian artiste, Ayogu Kingsley, has trended on social media after showcasing the picturesque artwork he made

- The young man said he created the art at the age of 23, adding that has worked hard on his skill in five years

- Ayogu's artwork received much love on Twitter as people wondered how he pulled off such a beautiful piece

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A talented Nigerian visual artist, Ayogu Kingsley, has amazed social media as he shared how his skill developed in five years.

In a Twitter post on Sunday, January 31, the young man shared two photos that showed how far he has come.

In the first frame at the age of 17, the man could be seen working on some painting on a wall. The second picture has him painting a hyper-realistic photo of a lady with water cascading down her face.

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Ayogu said he is 23 in the second frame, meaning it took him five years before he could make a painting that looks almost real.

See his post below:

Nigerians appreciated his skill in capturing reality in such a clear and amazing many. As at the time of writing, his post has over 12,000 retweets with 71,500 likes. compiled some of the reactions below:

@Magnifiq_Bakes said:

"OMG you are amazing at what you do."

@OBinNW said:

"Oh man, You are super gifted man."
Check the life-like painting young Nigerian man made that people can't stop praising

The man was praised for making a painting that looks like a picture. Photo source
Source: UGC

@_onyekaaa said:

"Now that is what you call GROWTH!!!"

@Glory_Eziukwu said:

"Omo! I can't even help it. I love, love arts. I appreciate your creativity."

Meanwhile, earlier reported that the same Nigerian showcased his artistic gift months ago as he posted his painting of a boy on the internet.

Titling his masterpiece Brave child, he said the project was his recent work. Many, in their hundreds, commented on the beauty of his art.

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In other news, Julie Wessels took to the Facebook group #InStaying to share her breathtaking portrait of the late Mary Twala who was a legend in South African entertainment.

Julie used Mary as inspiration to pay tribute to her and all South African entertainers. She mentions in her post that she had been watching 'Kings Of Jo'Burg' on Netflix and realised that South Africa had come a long way.

She recognised the impact it has on her and other South Africans at seeing local actors being featured on international series and films.

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