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Daphné Essiet Illustrations Blog and News

  • Do You Like Notebooks or People Who do?

    I have always loved to write on paper. There is something special about using a pen and documenting your thoughts and feelings, at least for me. I...
  • On Texturism: Bodacious Mane, Big Hair Don't Care

    I’m spoiling my inner child with the images I didn’t know I craved.
  • On Dancing

    Subscribe to my newsletter: http://bit.ly/gn  Representation matters. When I was about 4-5 years old I was taken to a dance class in my ne...
  • Dotted Symmetry 101

    Subscribe to my newsletter: http://bit.ly/gn  There is nothing more satisfying than completing a painting you’ve been working on for countless ...
  • Celebrating Black Francophone Women, from the Caribbean, Africa and France - Part1

    Subscribe to my newsletter: http://bit.ly/gn  In America, we often celebrate icons such as Toni Morrison, Dr Maya Angelou, Oprah or Angela Davis....
  • Dotted Symmetry 100 - New Sacred Geometric Dotted Painting

      I am super excited to share this new piece with the community. The large canvas (24x30in) was quite daunting at first, but the process became m...
  • New Notebooks on Amazon by Daphné Essiet

    Subscribe to my newsletter: http://bit.ly/gn  this notebook feature a digitized painting of Daphné Mia Essiet inspired is inspired by Jamaica...
  • Special Ladies || Good Good Friends Inspirations

    I’m glad to finally do this and share with you some figurative drawing inspired art I created by some of my "good-good" friends!
  • Bodacious Mane || Untamed Ladies

    "What we need right now is more women who have detoxed themselves so completely from the world's expectations that they are full of nothing but th...