Enil Art: Meet Israel Derrick Apeti The Ghanaian Artist Who Draws Strangers In Minutes With Pen

Enil Art: Meet Israel Derrick Apeti The Ghanaian Artist Who Draws Strangers In Minutes With Pen

  • Enil Art, a Ghanaian artist whose real name is Israel Derrick Apeti makes incredible drawings of strangers
  • He has been seen making waves online after typically making drawings of strangers and capturing their reactions
  • Derrick recounts a rather unfortunate moment when someone got angry with him over the drawing he made of the person

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Israel Derrick Apeti, a young man in Ghana popularly known as Enil Art has been making waves on social media for the past few months because of his works.

Enil Art is known for perfecting the art of drawing random strangers using a pen which leaves no room for errors, which he then shows to the people and captures their reactions.

One of his videos that went really viral was a drawing he made of the Deputy Attorney General at a party where they both met.

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Photo of Enil Art and one of his viral stranger drawings
Enil Art draws strangers and captures their reaction Photo credit: @enil_art
Source: Twitter

In an interview with Tales of Africa, Israel revealed that he realized a lot of people desire to see such art being made of them and so he tried to use that model to promote his talent and see how far it can go.

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Challenges Enil Arts faces in his work

However, it does not come without any challenges. According to the talented artist, there was a time he got chastised for making the art on a trotro mate he never knew.

"I was in the car when I decided to make a drawing of the bus conductor. When I was done, we had reached our destination and the mate had stepped out to look for change. The driver got curious when I kept asking of the young man and upon seeing what I'd done, got angry. So the drawing was not accepted," he said.

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Watch one of his videos below:

See another work of his below:

Theresa Andor, another talented artist

In a previous publication by YEN.com.gh, a talented young lady identified on Twitter as @tessy_andor makes beautiful wear without the help of any machine.

She mentioned that the art was self-taught with videos from YouTube and has been using the craft to make ends meet.

"All you need basically is yarn, a hook, measuring tape and you’re good to go!" she said.

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