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These Illustrations of Solange, Janelle Monáe & Malcolm X Will Brighten Your Day

Illustrator Prince Eric Nichols creates colorful images of black public figures that you won't be able to keep your eyes off.

On certain days you just need some bright colors in your life, and at times like that, Prince Eric Nichols has got you.


His vibrant illustrations of black public figures are uplifting and engaging; flashy enough to catch your eye, but full of detail to hold your attention. He may not actually be a prince, but he's certainly familiar with the features of royalty.

While he creates images whenever he sees fit, some even get the blessings of his subjects once they're done, like Janelle Monae, who reposted her portrait last year.  If you want to buy a print, just DM him on the Gram and he'll hook you up.

Solange

Janelle Monae

Versace, Versace, Versace

Jay Z

2Chainz

Malcolm X

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