Top fashion illustrators in Nigeria
meet some of the best fashion illustrators in Nigeria
Fashion illustrators are some of the most overlooked people in the Fashion industry. However their work is very important to the fashion world. The designs of a fashion illustrator are usually the first things that fashion stylists and fashion buyers will look at in order to make decisions for their clients.
The fashion industry in Nigeria is booming, in no order meet some of the best fashion illustrators in Nigeria
Eniola Claire Iderawunmi- Claire is a freelance self-taught multi-talented illustrator. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a Masters in Fashion. Claire’s work is a mixture of media using watercolours, acrylic, pencils and ink. She sometimes creates digital art depending on the concept. She intends to work mainly with oil. She is on Instagram @claireidera
Obinna Omeruo is an Abuja based illustrators. He makes almost real life sketches with his pen and colours. At the last MTVBase African Music Awards, MAMAs, Obinna made some real-to-life sketches for about 5 celebrities. Obinna has also made the move from just illustrator to designer. He brought some of his sketches to life in Floral Symphony. He is om Instagram @obinnaomeruo
Omonigho Emmanuella Aito-Imonah is another buzzing illustrator in the business. The computer science graduate is a self taught illustrator and has worked with industry greats such as Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa, of Iconic Invanity, and Bisola Edun of Tae.
Ndidi Emefiele is more than a fashion illustrator. She is an artsist through and through. She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Painting from Delta State University, Abrak and a Masters in Fine Art from the prestigious Slade School of Art, University College, London. Ndidi’s work has been exhibited in various galleries around the world. She is one of the most sought after illustrators. She is on IG as @ndidi_emefiele.
Udegbunam Tochukwu Bernard JohnBosco aka TBJ is a fashion illustrator and graphic artists whose work is inspired by contemporary Africa. TBJ creates fascinating designs with Ankara. He is on IG as u_tbj.
Akhigbe Okhai A.K.A LeanKid is another self-taught illustrator based in Lagos He has a Bachelor’s degree in Building Technology from Covenant University. Lean Kid has worked with brands and celebs such as Lagos Fashion Design Week [LFDW], Toju Foyeh, Nobel Igwe and many others. His illustrations for the 12 days of Christmas project with The RANI Company was well received