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Entertainment of Friday, 7 April 2017

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Fast-rising artist Realpen Pencil surprises Kwaw Kese at KwawKese For Real launch

A few days ago Kings Crown Media in collaboration with Mad Time entertainment launched the Kwaw Kese For Real reality show in a meet the press session.

Kwaw for real reality takes audience into the world of celebrity lifestyle, fashion, music, photo-shoots, video productions and cutting edge technology.

Kwaw for real, is a Ghanaian based reality show that will entertain, educate and give you an insight into the life of Ghanaian household name kwaw kese popularly known as ABODAM.

At the launch, a young artist Bright Kpoha who goes by the stage name Realpen Pencil shocked Kwaw Kese and his team as well as the press men gathered when he did a live drawing of Kwaw Kese in short time of about 45 minutes.

Bright Kpoha, artistically known as Realpen pencil ,was born on March 24, 1998 at Akatsi in the Volta region of Ghana but grew up in Lome, Togo, where Realpen pencil lost his parents at the age of two. Orphaned at the early age, Realpen pencil, survived through entertaining his peers and adults in his neighborhood. But Realpen pencil discovered his real talent at the age of seven, when he began drawing people with pens and pencils in a unique style, hence the nickname, “Realpen Pencil”.

Unlike the conventional approach to drawing, Bright Kpoha ‘Realpen pencil’, dramatize his drawing process, displaying gymnastic, dancing, jumping and other skills to transform his subject onto paper. At the moment, Realpen pencil is the World’s First Gymnastic Artist. This claim was recently endorsed by Google.

During the drawing process, Realpen pencil connects his soul, heart, extra-eyes fixed and controllable invisible camera on the subject.

Realpen pencil, was adjudged the best of the year artist during the 50th independence anniversary celebration of the republic of Togo in 2010.

Realpen pencil also took part of the National drawing competition in Togo, at the age of twelve year, representing the Ecole Marie Auxiliatrice d’Ablogame and was the second best behind a 40 year old man.

In 2012, Realpen pencil was invited by the Togolese president, Faure Essonzinna Gnassingbe following a beautiful portrait he made of him. Unfortunately, Realpen pencil could not see the president because he was meeting some foreign visitors.

After impressing the office staff of the president about his talent, but he was asked to redo the president’s portrait to remove red and yellow at the background which was political colors . Disappointed by this the young talented artist declined the second appointment at the presidency and decided to move on.

In 2013, Realpen pencil relocated to Ghana, his birth country with the hope of developing his talent and dream, but still found the ground very hard to break. He pitched camp at the Accra mall, drawing people for survival. He also visits campuses, event centres and other major gatherings where he is always an instant toast of the people.

Realpen pencil has so far drawn the 100 Most influential celebrity woman in the world "Omotola Jalade Ekeinde,MFR" on the sage and became famous 29 March 2017, Sarkodie and some local and international celebrities (actors and actresses, musicians) and many people and still counting.



Realpen pencil has also featured in many media networks, both print and electronic, including The Africa Report in 2013.

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