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Mshindo I. Kuumba
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United States
An Art director/ visual artist/ comics
creator, cover artist, dancer, martial artist
and mentor Mshindo I has lent his drawing and painting skills to such comics as Jaycen Wise, The Horsemen, Ebony Warrior, The Fringe, Stormbringers Universe, Urbanstyle Comics Dreadlocks, Batman Chronicles, Nightwing, Impulse, Urban Sprawl, Advent comics, Genecy and SuperGirl . His masterworks have also graced the covers of Queen Afua's heal thyself, Heru Ptah’s A Hip Hop Story, Charles Saunder's Dossouye and Imaro. In (2011) he was featured in the seminal work exploring the black comic experience titled Black Comix by John Jennings and Damian Duffy. Mshindo often teaches art workshops for young people, in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Buffalo NY, and Orlando Fl. He is the co-author of Food Adventures with Charles the Chef, a children’s book about healthy eating. ( with psa's currently being aired on PBS acrosss the united states as far away as Alaska) Mshindo I is currently developing a property with Wesley Snipes called Omandi Mech 5 a Sci - Fi epic about an African family whose adventures aim to cure the energy needs of the world while creating a guardian for Afrika and the worlds protection slated for motion comics, animation and live action. (2011-2013) With Brother Uraeus; Mshindo I has created the Black OPs Black out tour. An idea and brand created to teach artists and entrepreneurs of color how to use Gold Standard art and social media to elevate not only the artists brand but to increase his earnings. This is done via creative use of technology like I-pads, new printing technology and hi end presentation techniques that will increase visibility and sales. Some of the properties that will soon emerge from this pairing with brother Uraeus is: Jaycen Wise, Anikulapo, Brains Brown "Worlds greatest Detective", Indigo, Legend of Golden claw, Quo "Silent Warrior" to name a few. Look for these wondrous stories coming from these two Genius Suns of Afrika .

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RKingArt Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional General Artist
Fantastic work, found you because of the AfroPunk article which someone happened to share on Facebook. Love the colors and feel, great visuals. :)
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JupiterAH2 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014
OMG your art is amazing!!
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LockArts Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
i love your art! It had originality and natural beauty to it. And how the african art is portrayed is beautiful. 
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CagnTheBerserker Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been following for art for quite some time now and I've to admit, I've fallen in love with it. As an African myself, it showed me how portray African characters in a new light when writing.

Thank you and keep it up.
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MichaelNathan Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Brother you are awesome.  My name is Michael Troutman until I have it changed to something more befitting a melanated brother like myself.  I'm beginning a fantasy novel project and may need to hire your hands for illustration if possible. Please contact back.  My email is legacy33rd@gmail.com and my number is #470.422.9649. waiting to hear from you bro.
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