50 Days of Character Sketch


Funky Babalawo - Collyde Prime x Mohammed Agbadi

Funky Babalawo – Collyde Prime x Mohammed Agbadi

The hashtag, #50DaysOfCharacterSketch created by prolific Nigerian artist, Collyde Prime and his company of creative virtuosos is a leaf right out of comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s hack to excellence, “don’t break the chain”.

The aim is to post an illustration of an original character bearing no semblance to popular and ubiquitous superheroes, every day, for 50 days, in whatever medium (digital, ink, pencil etc.) on social media. Open to everyone, it is an effort to promote African art, polish up skills, gain new ones, have fun and most importantly, reap the benefits of ten thousand hours (1200 actually).

Check out some illustrations from the project so far.

Trippy - Collyde Prime x Balox

Trippy – Collyde Prime x Balox

Goddess - Stanley Stanch Obende

Goddess – Stanley Stanch Obende

Snake Girl - Adeleye Yusuf

Snake Girl – Adeleye Yusuf

The Drummer - Dominic Oziren Omoarukhe

The Drummer – Dominic Oziren Omoarukhe

Warrior Within - Alan Osayi

Warrior Within – Alan Osayi

Mutant Chaos - Havilah Agada

Mutant Chaos – Havilah Agada

Labour of Heroes Past - Anama Drew

Labour of Heroes Past – Anama Drew

You can also watch Collyde Prime’s comic animation below.

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