Young smoke artist takes art to another level

The Citizen | Virginia Keppler:

Remember the name Elpee – because this young man is going places in the world of art. Born with a natural talent for drawing, Elpee – whose real name is Anathi Nkhanyuza – has taken doing art with pencils and paint brushes to a whole new level. He is “playing with fire”. Sometimes he burns his paper but most of the time he draws the most beautiful and amazing pictures. Elpee’s tools are any size of paper, a burning candle, a clean brush and an eraser. And he works upside down… Read more

Image: Smoke artist Anathi Nkanyuza creates a art piece following his interview with The Citizen in Tshwane, 16 November 2016. Picture: Refilwe Modise