Artwork by Henry Ikiseh
My name is Henry Ikiseh, a drawing academy student, a visual artist by profession. I engage myself in drawing and painting almost every day. This is the life I have chosen and love every bit of it.
While growing up as a child I was discouraged from studying art by my dad and the society around me but due to the strong passion I have for art I never gave up my dream to become a professional fine artist. I sorted many artists as a child to teach me how to draw and paint, I felt drawing and painting is a quest I needed to fulfill in life. I would buy many comic books and copy drawings from there to make my comics, which I would sell to my friends and comic lovers for a stipend.
Art takes the first position in my life. To take away art from me is to take away my existence. I am so enmeshed in the art that my whole intellect revolves around it. …