brazilian artist transforms portraits into masterpieces in illustration series

January 5, 2017

Nothing quite like witnessing a portrait from an artist that pays attention to the depth, range, and subtleties of melanated skin. Higgo Cabral, an artist from Sao Paulo, Brazil, is doing just that, creating masterpieces inspired by the afrobrasileiros in his midst. The series of drawings below are every bit as breathtaking as a natural wonder, with the distinct style of realism and fantasy that Higgo does so well. Check out these pieces and more on his Instagram and Facebook!

By T. McLendon, AFROPUNK Contributor