Onyinye Ubah

Naija to the world: Creating Our Own Disney and much more! December 15, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

Just to correct something that many people always seem to confuse. I am an illustrator and not an animator. Animation involves moving pictures on screen, like Tom and Terry but illustration involves creating still images, the type you see in children’s storybooks. Drawing has been a part of me since I was a kid. I started drawing as early as when I was 3 or 4 years old. My dad helped my creative talent flourish…

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TURNING HEADS WITH A THREAD December 12, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

It began one day, quite unplanned. Thoughts began to spin in my head and then I tried to put those thoughts into action. There are things no one teaches you. They come natural. All of a sudden, you see an idea knitting in your head. You begin to put one and two together, and then boom! There you are watching an idea take shape. Thread painting is a style I developed myself. I found myself…

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THE YOUNG AND THE CREATIVE December 5, 2020 – Posted in: photography, Showcase

It all started in my secondary school days. Those were the days when Nokia 6212 was still trendy and the in-thing. So, I remember taking pictures of myself and my classroom with that phone. It was a simple phone though, but the pictures were quite outstanding to me. In 2015, I went for a computer training to learn digital printing, word art, Ms Word, Corel draw, graphic designs and e-flyers. There, I discovered a treasure…

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THE VERSATILE REBEL – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

I own my creative space unapologetically. My creative space is my empire and I am the emperor. I direct the canvas and the brush whichever way I like till I get my desired result. I don’t like being told what to do with my creativity. When it comes to art, I can be as rebellious as I want to be without being boxed. Every artist is different and as far as I can remember, art…

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FROM MERE PAPER CRAFT TO EXOTIC PERFECTION December 1, 2020 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

Not in a million worlds would I ever think of having anything to do with papers. It was on one of those days I was trying to figure out what to do with life after studying Business Management in the University of Sunderland. Life was quite fast for me and grabbing hold of exactly what I wanted was a mirage. At the age of 14, I was already done with secondary school. By the age…

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