Playing With Fire

This theme was based on a challenge with my friends. The theme we had to work with was ‘playing with fire’. I had other ideas that weren’t so literal but at the last minute, I decided to approach the topic literally. But with a little twist. As a child, I played with candles a lot […]

Godwin Akpan
artiste Godwin Akpan Lagos, Nigeria

Godwin Akpan is a self-taught digital artist currently based in Lagos, Nigeria. He works fulltime at anthill studios doing concept arts and illustration. He started working professionally in 2012 when he was hired as a storyboard artist for a film. And then later in that year, he worked as a concept artist and matte painter […]

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This theme was based on a challenge with my friends. The theme we had to work with was ‘playing with fire’. I had other ideas that weren’t so literal but at the last minute, I decided to approach the topic literally. But with a little twist. As a child, I played with candles a lot and I used to imagine that I could control the flames. so in this painting, I decided to capture a young girl who is bored from late night reading and decides to ‘play’ with the flames of the burning candle. she bends the fire into a dancing female.

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