feature: check out london-based digital artist ashely straker’s celestial portrait series

June 15, 2016

Check out London-based digital artist, animator, illustrator Ashely Straker and her conceptual celestial portraits. Inspired by the cosmos and afro-futurism, Straker creates out-of-this-world illustrations that blends black femininity with numinous transcendence and a enlightenment. Check ‘em out down below.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor


Beauty Foster

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