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Akoko Okeyo - Artist

Akoko Okeyo Art

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I am from a small island on Lake Victoria in Kenya.   I was always interested in art and drawing and went to Art College in Nairobi where I gained a Graphic Arts degree.   Whilst there I was fortunate to meet a British artist who taught me the rare and beautiful art of engraving on glass.   I engrave by hand, using a drill similar to a dentist.   Think of the drill as my brush and the glass as the canvas.   This is quite different to the traditional method of 'etching' using chemicals, or sandblasting, which most people are familiar with.   And, as it...more
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