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A FACE LIFT FOR CARPENTERS July 29, 2020 – Posted in: Showcase

The atmosphere changed into a mild shock and surprises. The silence that lasted only a split second before their voices burst out into a loud cheer. This happened on my first day at work. My boss had asked me to sketch the design for a kitchen cabinet so he could write dimensions on it. I got a pen and a jotter and began sketching. I never knew my drawing was perfectly in 3D. Everyone was…

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Knitting The Triplets Of Digital Arts July 28, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always wanted to draw contents I see in Marvel comic books and popular animation characters. Those days, I was a child who was known for drawing with my pencil on papers. After my University education, I worked in a bank for a few years. Truly, I was earning quite well but I never enjoyed it. My passion for arts was very strong that I would still create time…

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The Fusion Of Food And Fashion July 27, 2020 – Posted in: Food, Showcase

At about the age of nine, I developed an interest in cooking. From when I was a little girl, I could be found hovering around the kitchen. Before long I started making simple meals like eggs and cooking rice. By the time I was a teenager, my family became the beneficiaries of my kitchen exploits. I would follow recipes from Ebony Magazine’s column Called ‘Date with a Dish’ and make grand presentations at the table.…

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Naija’s Primadonna and the Opera July 26, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

I have always wanted to be world famous. I always held that picture in my mind where I would stand in front of a crowd and they would watch me perform. There was just something me and the dream of standing in front of a large crowd. During my teenage years, I thought I was going to be the best defence lawyer in Nigeria. The dream to study law did not come true but music…

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Black Girl Magic: A secret wrapped In Hazel Oil – Posted in: Beauty, Showcase

I am a helpless lover of chocolates. In time, I decided to bring the chocolatey experience into skin care. Right from way back, I have always been the go-to person for anything that has to do with beauty and skin care. Everyone around me took pleasure in me giving information and advice about beauty products. The love for fragrances, scented candles, perfume and body sprays lured me deeper into the beauty world. In 2018, my…

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Beauty Portrayed At Every Click – Posted in: photography, Showcase

Eureka! That is the shout I give when I find a shot that is not common to human perception. Whenever, I hold the camera, which is the idea I look out for. I didn’t start out to become a photographer. It all started when Instagram was created for the sole aim of posting photos taken by iphones. So, when I got the iphone4, I realized it took great pictures. I joined the wave of taking…

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Popping melanin With A Flash – Posted in: photography, Showcase

On one certain day, I was standing close to a house that was demolished. Everyone around me brought out their phones to capture the picture of the demolition. As weird as it might sound, I always had the fear of using my phone to take a picture. Surprisingly, that day was quite different. I could not tell how exactly how I was able to overcome that fear. I painstakingly took out my phone from my…

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From Hobby To Fortune! July 23, 2020 – Posted in: Food, Showcase

Would it be an exaggeration to say that I have baking all my life? Can I ever stop talking about how baking saved me from the scourge of unemployment and the lost hope of pursuing a good paying job? I had a sweet tooth since I was a little girl. That prompted me to wanting to know more about snacks like cake and other pastry. Over the years, baking became a hobby as I was…

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The Super Powers Of The Choreo-Photolist July 22, 2020 – Posted in: photography, Showcase

I had always desired a kind of photography that transcends the era of just clicks and lights. My exploration into the photography involves a conglomeration of my body and soul, arts, uniqueness and choreography. The outcome is not only an image but a deep story for the entire world. Thus, this imaginary conversation with the universe: Universe: Excuse me, Benji Reid, Can you dance? Benji Reid: Oh Yes! I am a pro Universe: Are you into theatre…

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Guess who’s getting a makeover? Nature! July 20, 2020 – Posted in: photography, Showcase

My journey into photography started after a little competition where I submitted a picture of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos in 2018. The response, comments and criticism pushed me to add some seriousness to the craft. I fell in love with photography after I won the competition. As a person, I have always appreciated pictures and my love for highlighting her beauty and arts. This love stems from taking raw pictures of objects and…

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