A Nigerian artist on social media has gained the approval and praise of US President Donald Trump after his portrait went viral.
The artist, Doks Art shared a ballpoint drawing of the controversial American president and asked his followers to retweet till it gets to the attention of Donald Trump.
According to him, this is his second portrait of Donald Trump and after spending about 70 hours on it, all he wanted was for him to see it.
“This is my second portrait of President Trump. This time I really want him to see it. All done in ballpoint, took up to 70hours, ’24×21′ inches. Please RT till the president sees this🙏🏽 @realDonaldTrump @DonaldJTrumpJr @POTUS” he tweeted.
This is my second portrait of President Trump. This time I really want him to see it. All done in ballpoint, took up to 70hours, '24×21' inches.
Please RT till the president sees this🙏🏽@realDonaldTrump @DonaldJTrumpJr @POTUS pic.twitter.com/Uh8MysTRZG
— creative_doks (@Doks_Art) December 1, 2019
Fortunately for the young Nigerian artist, his tweet caught the attention of the US president who was pleased with the drawing and claimed it was “fantastic”.
He then encouraged Doks Art to never give up because he is a great artist.
“Not only did I see it @Doks_Art, I think it is fantastic. You are a wonderful artist, never give up your dream!”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 2, 2019