Painter Kip Omolade creates metal mask illustrations that pay homage to his African heritage. The masterpieces are hyper-realistic in their aesthetic and draw inspiration from traditional heirlooms and ceremonial disguises.
Using resin models as his main point of reference, Kip Omolade creates ultra realistic and incredibly detailed metal mask paintings that truly resemble photographs. The Harlem-born artist Illustrates his incredible talent and reveals his past as a graffiti artist through his vibrant color schemes and impeccable blending techniques.
In addition to his graffiti art past, Kip has interned at Marvel Comics and The Center for African Art, no surprise considering the amount of detail he puts into each of his works. The painter has a BFA at the School of Visual Arts and has studied at The Art Students League of New York.