nigeria-based silas onoja’s brilliant paintings are so life-like they look like photographs

May 1, 2017

Check out the work of Silas Onoja, a painter based in Abuja, Nigeria. Onoja’s immense attention to detail turns his portraits of everyday subjects into brilliant, life-like works of art. Throughout the pieces, the motif of water is prevalent, showing off the artist’s particular skill in painting across textures. Take a look at some of our favorite pieces below, and check out more of the painter’s work on Instagram!