"Wow": South Africa Endorses Work of Young Self Taught Portrait Artist

"Wow": South Africa Endorses Work of Young Self Taught Portrait Artist

- The young South African artist has displayed his work on social media and has definitely impressed his followers

- @NksinathiSibanda has asked his followers to rate his recent piece of art based on Theo Baloyi, owner of Bathu Shoes

- The self-taught artist and young man based in Klerksdorp is a humble individual and is prepared to take criticism and praise from his fans

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A South African artist is a hit on social media after displaying his latest artworks and asking his followers to rate them. @NkosinathiSibanda is wowing the crowds on Twitter as many believe he is better than many, including the infamous Rasta.

Sibanda is based in Klerksdorp as his bio suggests and is a self-taught artist who has also displayed revived pictures of musicians such as Cassper Nyovest.

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It seems the young man has decided to remain modest and allows his followers to do the ratings before judging his pieces like those of masterpieces.

Briefly News takes a look at the comments from his followers who are in unison praising the budding professional.

@NkosinathiSibanda has asked his followers to rate the image of Bathu Shoes founder Theo Baloyi’s face and the social networkers seem to be impressed with the man’s work.

@Andrew81179167 said:

“The drawing came out more beautiful.”

@Nhlonipho_Allan said:

“8/10 You changed his hairline and facial hair.”

@FMohokare said:

“10/10 my brother, I need one for myself. Can I send a reference and how much will you charge me.”
A young South African artist has asked his followers to rate his work on Theo Baloyi. Image: Twitter
A young South African artist has asked his followers to rate his work on Theo Baloyi. Image: Twitter
Source: Twitter

@NickChavalala said:

“To be honest it's 4/10... Those pictures are different... But keep it up you're going there, it's just a matter of time.”

Briefly News recently reported that infamous painter Rasta the artist, who is notorious for sketching portraits of prominent personalities when they die, recently received a financial donation to purchase paint. He spoke to Briefly News in an exclusive interview:

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South African artist Nkosinathi Sibanda has also done a piece on Cassper Nyovest. Image: Twitter
South African artist Nkosinathi Sibanda has also done a piece on Cassper Nyovest. Image: Twitter
Source: Twitter

Rasta also took time to laugh off suggestions that his works are controversial. His works are followed by many and if anything, his sketches show personalities how “important” they are as Rasta only draws known people.

Also, they make for good comic relief. His art has become so notorious that The Queen actress Zenande Mfenyana tweeted that she does not want Rasta to paint her at her funeral.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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