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Leodolf Nel South African artist, Leodolf Nel, creates imagined humans, drawing inspiration from his life in the Far-East and Africa, and his perceived view of the times we are living in. Leodolf works mainly with charcoal and oil, starting each work with a rough frame, shaping and reshaping the image, exposing the raw nature of his subjects. Working fast and intuitively, lines flow freely. The creation process gives the artist a great sense of calm and purpose. With an ever-evolving style, Leodolf aims to engage the audience on an emotional level, depicting the story of ‘US’ in an honest and somewhat bizarre way.
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