I’m literally burning with jealously. My skin is peeling off. My couch is on fire. It’s slowly burning my apartment. The building is now on fire. People are screaming. Others are jumping out of their windows to escape the flames. They break bones on the way down. People are dead. I lie here at the core of the fire whispering “how” as I turn to ash.
British-Nigerian sketch artist Kevin Okafor photographs each step of his drawings, you get a glimpse at his technique, and it is impressive how he uses charcoal for the hair—he smudges it, and then with a pen eraser thinly threads and creates highlights. He also uses other materials such as Faber-Castell graphite and black colored pencils