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Ennock Mlangeni recently went viral for painting a picture of DJ Black Coffee using coffee. People saw his painting and wanted to know more about the artist


Ennock Mlangeni is a South African artist based in Sasolburg. His usual medium is blue ballpoint pen and paper but he decided to make a change and used a tin of Riccoffy, a small paintbrush and some water.

Some of his notable ballpoint pen pieces have been that of iconic heads of state and freedom fighters in South Africa. He has penned Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to name a few. He also uses musicians as his inspiration for these drawings

He also dabbles in mixed media art, using newspaper and coffee to make striking portraits of people in his life. From what we can see, this talented artist is pretty good at every single medium he tries his hand at.

His most famous artwork to date has been a picture he painted of South African DJ Black Coffee. The painting is outstanding and may have just launched his career to a whole other level. It went viral within mere hours of being posted!

We cannot get enough of the art he is producing and cannot wait to see where this all leads him in the future.

The image has been shared over 10,000 times since it was posted on the 24th of July. It has also had over 20,000 interactions. Take a look below, it is a phenomenal piece of art! You can find more of his works here.

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