Art + Illustration

African Inspired Vectors

A conventionally unlikely meeting ground for African art is in graphic vectors. These Tees are a collection created by Alefya for a contest. I think she really got the vector meets African inspired graphics well. Do you like? Via Alefya’s …

Oliver don Twist

I’m pretty sure every Nigerian has been excited, one way or the other, about Dbanj and Don Jazzy’s Oliver Twist dance competition. We’ve had many good laughs over entries believe me. But this video created by the Canary 7even crew …

Afro Touch

I found these amazing Afrocentric paintings and I just had to share. I can’t find much information about the creator but you can find the photostream here. Source: Love Anyango; Via Fly Girls…

Beautiful Zines

The talented artist, Brianna McCarthy, gave these zines out for free around July. Aren’t they just beautiful. Her blog is full of lovely illustrations and handmade art. …

I Love My Hair

I Love My Hair is a series of ‘fly’ illustrations that celebrate natural African hair. These designs are somewhat simplified, but that is the strength of their beauty. Each cute lady illustrated has a cute name to go along with …

Wrapped In Pride

This beautiful artwork i by Raul Guerra‘s Wrapped In Pride series. I was so excited to see these lovely and colorful prints that celebrate African headscarves. And much more than these scarves, the prints celebrate women who wear their …

Eye Candy From Mode Chronicles

My very first feature is the talented and beautiful artist of Mode Chronicles. She obviously loves art and although she once tried to run away from it, it ran  right after her and caught her again! I think she …