feature: east london digital artist abigail adeoti mixes cartoon and realism to add new interpretations of black beauty

June 29, 2016

East London has produced yet another stellar artist in digital illustrator and graphic portaitist Abigail Adeoti. In her most recent photo series, her main focus is to capture the natural beauty of the black woman. With her meticulously crafted graphic representations, Adeoti’s work illuminates the essence the modern ‘black girl’ aesthetic and maintaining the raw nuances of the black female culture. In her own words: ‘I feel like the universe captures the essence of these characters in photographs which I then meddle with in Photoshop, straddling between cartooning and realism. ‘ Check out her beautiful work below.

By Cree B. McClellan