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  • Helpful Tips in Building a Startup - PT 1

    “Starting a business is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute. In mid-air, the entrepreneur begins building a parachute and hopes it opens before hitting the ground.” – Rich Dad We know that starting a business can be very scary. The uncertainty, lack of security, and other challenges can be very daunting and often times, people back out before they even hit the ground running. Being a startup ourselves, we are sharing a few brilliant tips to help in building a successful Read more...

  • Save Big This Year For Your Event or Entertainment Company.

    So it’s the beginning of the year and as the CEO or owner or creative director or manager of an event or entertainment company, you are saddled with the responsibility of increasing your profit margin this year to keep all your stakeholders happy at the end of the year. There are many ways to achieving this feat, however, we will propose to you one way we can help you save more money this year.Question: How much do you spend yearly on travel and logistics cost for your creative vendors? By Read more...

  • The 54artistry Creative Store is Live.

    It's the new year and a perfect time to get a #Perfect2016Gift for your loved ones this season!The 54artistry creative store provides a perfect avenue to shop a variety of custom made products for the ones you love. Buy wall art, neck pieces, bracelets, dresses, bags, shoes, belts, sandals, slippers, sneakers etc, all custom made to fit perfectly! The store is open now! Visit Konga.com/54artistry to start shopping and get your item(s) delivered to you anywhere in Nigeria!If you want Read more...

  • TEN CREATIVE PEOPLE TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2016, COMPILED BY 54ARTISTRY

    While the year 2015 has brought with it some of the most amazing talents and we have continually seen a wave of remarkable creative entrepreneurs, incredibly skilled professionals and talented enthusiasts who have set out to change the game in the Nigerian creative sphere (art, fashion, photography, designers, makeup, etc.)We are indeed glad that the Nigerian creative industry is progressively improving and at a tremendous pace and creative talents (who have usually been overlooked in the past) Read more...

  • House of TNT presents “The Red Affair Collection” TheStoryBook

    In a World of Easy Love – as the song by Sigala goes, we find another Woman who is sucked into the rush of relationships. The sweetness of words that turn out to be nothings- but all a search for a little romance. Where it’s just the brush of colours on the face and bodies that seem to make these ones stay together. And even though she makes the good decision of cladding herself in all of House of tnt’s Red Affair Collection in our story, she doesn’t, the decision, too, to keep her Read more...

  • LOVELY PROJECTS THIS WEEK

    This week, we’ve had an amazing number of incredibly awesome works uploaded by our many different talented and creative members and we truly appreciate you for this and we must confess, it’s been quite hard selecting, but we still had to choose. So, here our 54artistry’s Top Five Projects for the Week! Please feel free to drop your comments and don’t forget to share! Creative people need love too!Seye Kehinde, PhotographerProject Name: DestinambariProject Description: Created and Read more...

  • TOP FIVE PROJECTS FOR THIS WEEK

    Here our 54artistry’s Top Five Projects for this Week! Please feel free to drop your comments and don’t forget to share!I AM K0D3D, PhotographerProject Name: Epitome of BeautyProject Link: http://goo.gl/XTSuHZProfile Link: 54artistry.com/iamk0d3d The Photographer: Kayode is a lover of art. Sometimes he writes, sometimes he photographs, other times, he designs.Why we love the Project: With hairstyling and makeup done by Book of Glam stories, this project features two models with Read more...

  • THIS CREATIVE HUSTLE - VALUE WHAT YOU DO

    Sometimes, as an artist, or generally, a creative person, we often get belittled about the type of work we do or there are usually people easily dismiss the value or importance of our work. So we hear people making comments like: ‘Is he not just a photographer/artist/designer?’This could sometimes make a person doubt himself/herself about the value that one is adding or contributing to the society. We may think then that what we do doesn’t necessarily/directly change the world or solve a Read more...

  • Top 5 Projects for This Week

    Here our Top Five Projects for the Week! Isimi Taiwo, Artist Project Name: What My Eyes Have SeenProject Description: What my eyes have seenProject Link: http://goo.gl/FY7AMGProfile Link: 54artistry.com/isimi.taiwo The Artist: Isimi Taiwo aka Isimism is a versatile artist whose works exhibit great precision and details.Why we love the Project: ‘What My Eyes Have Seen’ is an incredibly captivating and breath taking art work by the incredibly talented and versatile artist: Isimi Read more...

  • Sample Images For The Creative Store

    Hello, We are glad that you are interested in listing your product(s) on the 54artistry creative store. A successful store  listing starts with great photos. Why? It gives your buyers a great shopping experience, drives sales and reduces refunds. The clearer your pictures, the easier it is for buyers to find your listings and make purchase decisions. Everyone can shoot a good image, here are some simple tricks.Use a plain white backdrop so that your product really stands out and try to Read more...

  • Beauty Cookout Extraordinaire - Belleabeau

    Are you a beauty enthusiast? Do you love exhibition and cookouts ?? Are you a manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor or retailer of beauty/health/wellness products??? Voila....you are just in the right place at the right time...!!!!Belleabeau is a beauty and wellness exhibition/trade fair aimed to bridge the gap between manufactures, suppliers, and distributors of beauty products facilitating business through networking in a relaxation environment.Apart from creating an avenue where beauty Read more...

  • TOP FIVE PROJECT ENTERIES FOR THE WEEK

    Here our 54artistry’s Top Five Projects of the Week! Please feel free to drop your comments and don’t forget to share!Kenechukwu Nwadiogbu, ArtistProject Name: On A Spaceship Album CoverProject Description: I created the Artwork itself with charcoal and pastel on paper for the "On A Spaceship" album and personally designed the album cover myself.View more: http://goo.gl/FxyvNBKenechukwu says he has sought the simplest tools of modern human expression – pencil and paper. And this is Read more...

  • Women in Visual Arts

    Art Forum Africa (AFA) is a discourse initiative that seeks to address matters that concern artists, curators, collectors, governments, art and culture managers, and others that are involved in art in Africa. The forum is created by Bukola Oye of The Sole Adventurer and Wana Udobang of  Wanawana.net.This maiden edition of the forum proposes to answer  the question:  “Where Are The Women In Visual Arts?”, which will hold on November 28, 2015 at Ford Foundation, 105 Close, Banana Read more...

  • Why People Don’t Like to Pay for a Creative Job and What You Can Do About It!

    Everybody wants the perfect photograph, the most exotic designs, the best outfits, but few people like to pay for these services. We all want free jobs; your friends, your family, those you’ve just met and even big clients. The truth is many non-creatives just don’t see what the big deal is about your creative work, and they’ll often go for the cheapest, rather than the best. So except you help them see how much you are worth, you may always have a problem calling your price. Here, Read more...

  • 8 TIPS FOR CREATING YOUR ONLINE PORTFOLIO

    As an architect, a designer, a photographer, a model, an illustrator, basically someone involved in a creative hustle (Yes there are many of us that are hustlers), the need to have a portfolio cannot be overemphasized.  Creative work is unique and people need to see what you are able to do or what you have done. So, having a great portfolio can help you land clients and build your network and brand. However, it can be quite challenging creating a portfolio.Also, in today’s digital world, Read more...

  • Top Five Project Entries For This Week

    Over the course of the coming weeks, we will be putting out the top five most creative and interesting projects published on 54artistry.com and upload on our Instagram page. These projects will be carefully selected by our awesome 54artistry team!You can send in your suggestions throughout the week and why you think that project should be listed among ‘top five’ (except the project owner of course).The selected projects would have their links included as such you can also follow the Read more...

  • Tips for Finding a Good Graphic Designer

    Getting the right image for your brand or business is often a hassle and a lot of work. Getting the right designs can also be very tricky. So you need a graphic designer to take care of this hassle and it can be very challenging finding the right graphic designer to handle the design or image branding for your business, blog or whatever it is you might want to put out there.Just like a bad marriage partner, a bad graphic designer would seriously dent your image and cause you trouble and Read more...

  • Lovely Pictures From TLWE 2015

    The ladies wardrobe and exhibition "TLWE2015" which held on the 25th of October 2015 ended on an amazing note with Creative designs from Menaphine, Evolve Couture, Christos Walker, House of TNT and Harliparel. Their designs were styled by Stylebytomi, Daniel obasi, Nine Eight Couture, Mode Culture and Bimbo Kofoworola respectively. Flawless make up by @Facebeat_by_mims, @Cynthiachezamamua, @Sarahajagbemua, @facesbyaffyProfessional models from mahogany model management rocked the runway with Read more...

  • Your First Big Client: Do These 3 Things So You Won’t Look Like an Amateur.

    You’ve been slowly rising through your creative career. You’ve created your portfolio, built up a roster of local clients, and you feel like you’re ready to tackle work for global brands. Then one day, it happens.You receive an unsolicited email from a creative director who has seen your work and wants you to throw in on their company’s next major campaign. You promptly freak out. Yes, you had been working towards this, but the fact that it is actually materializing is unbelievable. Read more...

  • The Life of a Photographer, Some Major Issues Discussed

    Five Of Our Amazing Photographers Tell Us Issues They Face In Photography. Very Insightful!  We went about asking some of our photographers what it was that challenged them most about being a photographer. As a photographer, you may be able to relate with some of these issues. What’s your story? Don’t hesitate to share your story.1.   Adebayo Adebusola         Adebusola Adebayo is a creative beauty, fashion, advertisement and commercial photographer. See some of Adebusola’s Read more...