Drawn to Africa

Almost 5 years ago, illustrator George Butler travelled by land across Africa, ending up in Gabon. He passed through 10 countries, and illustrated his experiences during this adventure! He describes people, wildlife, scenes, etc. using his unique illustrative style. Butler labeled this series ‘Drawn to Africa’ and published it in The Times. See some of the illustrations…

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Thandiwe Tshabalala

Thandiwe Tshabalala is a South African illustrator of epic talents. Her art reflects her thoughts in a refreshingly raw and honest way. From her works, you can see how passionate she is about her country, human rights, and her personal journey. These beautiful illustrations below are of talented African-American creatives, Jamie Foxx, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and…

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My Africa

We’re loving this My Africa project by Nambowa Malua and Gabrio Amadhila, of daily life in an African village. It looks ready for a comic or picture book! These simple illustrations speak of community, cleanliness (which is next to Godliness, of course), and happiness. See more on Behance

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Malua goes Native

Namibian artist, Nambowa Malua, stuns us with his beautiful illustrations. His style is beautiful, and quite unique. I’m particularly impressed by his illustrations of native Africa, if I can say that generally. See them below. See more of his work on Behance Via African Digital Art

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MonchiCards

These greeting cards and posters by Nyanza are just beautiful. Each is a close up pop art of a beautiful Black woman. See some below: “I’ve been drawing for such a long time, and I’ve always wanted to depict everyday people as well as imaginary people in a compelling way. I don’t usually see people of…

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Massogona Sylla

I’ve become more and more interested in collages lately, and recently came across artwork by Ivorian artist, Massogona Sylla. Her collages and art are so integrated it’s hard to see which is pasted and which is drawn on. She showcases women a lot, using artistic forms and lots of color. See some of her works…

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