Mickaël Essien: Ghana 2010

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    Experimental mosaic poster for the World Cup 2010 in South Africa. Studying the great African patterns tradition.
    This illustration is inspired by the Ndebele tribe. (Thanks, Dimitra Tzanos for the info)
    You can see some Ndebele photos here.

    Best viewed large. Attention: Huge file. (5408 x 6656 pixels)

    Made with custom developed scripts and techniques in Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Apple QuickTime Pro.

    Licensed under the Creative Commons License Scheme.
    You can use this image for NON commercial projects, but you have to credit me.
    Please, don't use it to express hate, racism or anything negative.

    til01, Metropol 21, and 27 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Metropol 21 66 months ago | reply

      Fantastic and creative art work. Great concept!

    2. Friedrich Santana 66 months ago | reply

      love the tribal concept style! regards:::

    3. Eric Dupuis 66 months ago | reply

      Totally wild!

    4. dou_ble_you 66 months ago | reply

      another piece of a beautiful tapestry... very inspired series!

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called NEW AGE, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    5. shabalindesign 66 months ago | reply

      wow, nice work!

    6. hamapenguin 66 months ago | reply

      amazing work!

    7. cosmicarcata 65 months ago | reply

      really amazing!

    8. lepista 65 months ago | reply

      Absolutelt awesome! I can't believe you have got so little credit for this!

    9. cocoesperanza 64 months ago | reply

      Hello - This work and the colours seem to reflect the joyful warmth of the people from Ghana I have heard about and seen in photos from the 2006 World Cup... : )

    10. Zepfanman.com 58 months ago | reply

      Thanks for producing this with a CC license! I've used it and credited you on zepfanman.com/2010/06/world-cup-soccer-in-south-africa/

    11. fc-grafik 57 months ago | reply

      boa, I LOVE YOU! ...........................................;-)

    12. viajeatierra 57 months ago | reply

      muy buenos tus trabajos! felicitaciones!

    13. ms.lizzz 54 months ago | reply

      Powerful work! It's admirable to find an artist willing to explore not only techniques, but also the culture of the peoples whom he is portraying. Bravo!

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