- Netizens have ridiculed the work of a female artist after she showed off the sculpture of veteran actor, Pete Edochie which she designed.
- Taking to social media, a Facebook user shared the photo while asking people to rate the work.
- Netizens who weren’t satisfied with the design condemned the sculpture stating that it had no semblance with the actor.
A female sculptor’s ambitious project involving a sculpture of the iconic Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has sparked a flurry of reactions on social media.
The venerable actor, widely revered, has undoubtedly served as an inspiration for various individuals to express their admiration through creative endeavours, including a recent life-sized sculpture crafted in his honour by an artist in Enugu.
Sharing the art on Facebook, a young man named Henry Nonso posted an image of the human-sized sculpture meticulously created by the Enugu-based female sculptor.
He urged people to assess her craftsmanship, providing a real photo of the actor to facilitate a comparative analysis.
Captioning the post, he wrote:
“Female sculptor in Enugu molded legendary Nollywood actor Pete Edochie. “Rate her art on a scale of / 10.”
See the post below:
Reacting One @Amarachi Lawrencia wrote: “She tried 7/10.”
Agbo Chiamaka Faith said: “Dem no resemble ahbi na my eye.”
Elijah Moses said: “Artist really need to understand the rules that guides the work, I am an artist and sculptor. it’s wrong to mode a person who is still Alive; instead draw the person…”
Michael C Samuel said: “3½/10 you have to come and take your report card in prison yard urgently.”
Chineme Abel said: “If na your papa dem mold like dis talk true you go like am.”
Prince P Man said: “Why she come draw the old man ears like that… “She don spoil everything self.”
Becky Thecla said: “She tried. But there is a mistake in he’s nose and the four head. That y the thing no come too resemble the man. “Anyways you did a great job is not actually an easy one.”