This self-taught Nigerian artist shows the world how to use a simple ballpoint pen to create the most realistic art many of us will ever see.
Okonu is often called a proponent of Afrorealism and that is a great description of his work. His drawings show the world in beautiful minute detail, just using a pen and paper.
The most amazing and unbelievable aspect of his drawings is the unparalleled realism they hold. Many of his drawings are indistinguishable from photographs unless you take a closer look.
Check out some of his amazing work below:
You can see more of his work and purchase prints on his website.
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