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The trick is to work with what you've got.
..adding on with the materials and information available to you. It’s too simple, quick and easy to discard or gather from other sources before the thing has had the time to present itself, to become what it is meant to be. Sticking with what’s close at hand, however restrictive, and building from that is the true test of commitment to the work….
Works by Nigerian born Artist Toyin Odutola
Toyin Odutola creates viscerally stunning, intricately detailed images that are redefining the perception of contemporary African art, how we look at the world and how we view ourselves. The Nigerian-born, American-raised artist employs a painstakingly thorough creative process that uses rudimentary tools – ballpoint pens, ink and paper – to investigate perceptions of ‘blackness’, gender and place.