Painting/Crafting

EKKING A LIVING VIA VISUAL ARTS

NEWS | PAINTING By Franco Praise Mwachande Jnr He grew up with keen interest in visual arts. Portraits of Leonardo Da Vinci and visual arts gave him a great inspiration. This is a story of youthful artist, John Vincent Nyatanga. Just at the blink of an eye, his artistic works hanging in his gallery wall speak volume of his handiworks. ...

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A GLIMMER OF HOPE FOR BT PAINTERS

NEWS | EVENTS By Sozo Kaperemera Artists, painters in particular in Blantyre can now breathe a sigh of relief as new pioneers of art have emerged to rescue their talent and give them a platform to realize their dreams. On the 25th August this year, there will be a launch of a movement which will be trading as Blantyre Arts ...

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“THERE’S MONEY IN PENCIL SKETCH ART”

NEWS By Franco Mwachande Jnr. Gone are the days when white collar jobs reigned supreme. To date, anything goes. Anything so long as it brings kobos unto your pockets. Anything as long as it pays rent. Visual arts industry is one of those ‘anythings’ that has been, and is bringing smiles unto 23-year old Lilongwe-based Ronald Nthubula’s life. With just ...

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HISTORY EXPERT CRIES FOUL OVER CLOSURE OF MZUZU MUSEUM

NEWS By Dadcorf Junior. There are some concerns that the country risks losing part of its cultural heritage and identity over government’s closure of Mzuzu Museum last year. The Museum was closed in 2017 due to government’s failure to settle rental bills of the building owned by Malawi Property Investment Company (Mpico). In an interview with EM, Head of History ...

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MAKING IT BIG IN DIGITAL AND PENCIL ART ILLUSTRATION

By Patience N LUNDA “Become the change you want to see” – Oprah Winfrey Often times many people fail to undertake something that is diverse from what every Tom, Jim, and Harry is doing because they sense that they will not yield from what they have started. Only a few audacious beings venture into somewhat diverse paths. And often times, ...

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MY RARE MOMENT WITH A CREATIVE ARTIST SUZGO NTENDA

  By Love MSOSO. For those people who’ve known me for years, they know that I’ve always been an avid fan of creative arts. For whatever reason, this talent has always intrigued me. Personally, I believe that the principle of true art is not to portray but to evoke. That is why when I had bumped into the crafty artworks ...

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K. Nali Paintings | 2017 Collection

He is based in Malawi, Mzuzu. K Nali started his career as a young boy. He was first fascinated by moving objects. His very first time, he saw a bus he was really intrigued to the extent that when he got back home, he drew it on the sand using my fingers …it was like that and the seed (of ...

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IMMACULATE HANDS THAT ASSASSINATE IMAGES ON PAPER

By Malchus. It is said that a pen is mightier than the sword; but whoever coined such an explanation might have forgotten one valuable tool that all fine artists crave for; a pencil. Here’s why. A mere pencil, a mere lead pencil, is one of the most valuable companions any artist would aspire to possess, but, unfortunately, it is also ...

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FURNITURE SOLUTIONS; MAKING FURNITURE CRAFTING LOOK SO EASY

By Malchus. You would think you are on a vacation somewhere in a remote island of Hawaii, or you may think you are watching some Hollywood fashion Television channel. Or perhaps you would be rubbing your eye brows, thinking you have just awaken from a deep slumber. But no! All these could be likely scenarios once your eyes feast on ...

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“I DREW AND DREW…UNTIL PORTRAITS MADE ME A PAINTER”

By Malchus. Give him the paint. Give him the brushes. Give him the oils, and give him some few hours. He’s definitely going to translate whatever you demand from him, onto a piece of cloth. That is exactly how a 26 year old multi-talented Mzuzu-based painter, Kondwani Nali ekes a living. His world revolves around dipping his brushes into paints ...

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