Ten years ago, I got my first iPad and that marked the true beginning of my digital art/illustration and design journey. I honestly didn’t start out with a plan to work on the projects I will later work on. Back in 2011, I was working on my first book, and simply felt my doodles will … Continue reading Illustration timeline and evolution – DELA ANYAH
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The symbol of the sword has different means across different cultures. In this painting, however, we look at the symbol of the sword through the lens of Christianity. In Christendom, a sword is a symbol of the Word of God, who is Jesus Christ. We are told in Ephesians 6:17 that the sword of the … Continue reading Commentary on “The Sword” painting by DELASI ANYAH
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How do you feel when you see the color red? Excited? Do you sense desire? How do you feel when you see a baby wearing pink or blue? Do you think cute? How about a baby wearing black? Oooo! Picture entering a big yellow room with xylophone sounds playing in the background. Now picture entering … Continue reading Stress, low moral and why the corporate world needs art
Someone asked me in the studio today if jute sacks where “my thing”.
My answer: Not really.
My thing is objects that symbolize us in our broken states: the people (including myself) that I hope these works will touch and speak out for. In their discarded or abandoned state, they look quite ugly, bruised and hurt by the elements. And this serves as a beautiful canvas to paint stories that
Where does the concept of the starving artist come from? Why do most creatives rant about not working for free? Why do most creatives give up their crafts and go look for a “real job”? How have some succeeded and built world-class empires?
It’s sad that when most Africans come into contact with anything African, they instantly think of juju, evil or devil worship. But is this really everything about Africa and its art, or is this the Africa we have been presented with? What truly makes us Africans besides the colour of our skin? Think about it! … Continue reading A case for African Art
The story behind this painting blew my mind. It all began with me asking the hard questions: why do you believe in God etc? Which as always opens us up for a beautiful dialog. I didn't see (envision) this painting initially or even know I would be commissioned to paint it. However as time went … Continue reading Reaching Out
This painting has a very interesting story. It all began after church one day. I had just began painting months prior—March 2015, and brought a couple of pieces to a friend who wanted to see my works. As I was showing her the pieces (drawings and prints at the time), another lady walked up and … Continue reading Sunday School