– January 18 marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021 in the United States

– Abroad-based Nigerian visual artist, Laolu honoured the human rights activists with an artwork

– Laolu known for his paintwork, drew a portrait of Luther King in a time-lapse Instagram video

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Popular visual artist, Laolu Senbanjo, has taken to social media to honour human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr. with stunning artwork on a day reserved to celebrate him.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the United States marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year.

Visual Artist Laolu Makes Impressive Artwork of Martin Luther King Jr

Laolu shared the video with his fans and followers.
Photo credit: @laolunyc
Source: Instagram

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Laolu in a recent Instagram post, shared a time-lapse video which captures the process of drawing a portrait of the activist on a jacket leading to an amazing result.

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Sharing the video, he put up a quote by Luther King JR.

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – MLK

See post below:

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Meanwhile, it is no news that Nigeria is home to a lot of talented people doing great things in their various works of life.

For Adeoye Hassan, becoming successful at his craft is something he is well on his way to achieving.

The young artist recently reached out to Legit.ng to share a stunning pencil portrait he did of top singer, Tiwa Savage and it is simply mind-blowing.

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Still on artists, a Nigerian lady, Uchennaya, also showed that the country is home to amazingly creative artists whose works could rival any on the international scene.

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After reading about a lady who creates paintings with discarded ankara fabric and another who makes art using cutleries like spoons and forks, you would think you had seen it all.

In a Twitter post on Friday, November 13, the lady said the paintings she shared are her recent works titled Olile Anya.

Many tweeps applauded her skill and how she blended colours well to achieve her subject on the canvas.

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