Zaki, the only child of ambitious Nigerian immigrants, is constantly learning things the hard way. When her mysterious grandmother moves in, things take a turn for the magical. But even her new found power doesn’t help Zaki deal with the reality of trauma, tradition, and loss.
My sister has a staged reading coming up. She asked me to create an illustration for it, and I was glad to of course~! It’s a really beautiful & inspiring story. Not to mention, it compliments my artistic sensibilities pretty well.
Here is a fb event link for anyone interested in going; https://www.facebook.com/events/127073087470356/?fref=ts
I learned alot from this piece, and had a ton of help from my dear friend Orissa. I can definitely noodle and render this piece for a few more hours. But I probably won’t go back into it for a bit of time. (Sometimes you gotta scale things down and let them breatheee~)