Blessed Hands: Meet Kelvin Okafor, The Artist Behind The Incredible Pencil-drawn Pictures

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Kelvin Okafor uses black charcoal and graphite pencils to draw the likes of Rihanna and Princess Diana.

Artist Kelvin Okafor’s work is truly draw-dropping – his incredible pencil-drawn pictures look just like photos. The 27-year-old uses black charcoal and graphite pencils to draw the likes of Rihanna and Princess Diana.

Each picture takes around 100 hours to complete and after studying photos of his subjects he draws most from memory. Kelvin’s unique work has seen him become a new darling of the art world, winning awards and having exhibits at big galleries.

And his hard work is clearly paying off – his pictures sell for £10,000 each!

 

KELVIN OKAFOR

All I can say is his hands are blessed..

Visit his blog here

All Pictures used in this post are Kelvin’s work.

 

 

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