Nigerian artist catches the eye of Kevin Hart

Eli Waduba Yusuf used the power of social media to showcase his work to Kevin Hart, who has now asked him to do three more drawings for him.

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NIGERIA - American actor and comedian Kevin Hart has made the dream of a Nigerian artist come true.

Hyper-realism pencil artist Eli Waduba Yusuf took to social media on Monday to post a picture of a portrait of Hart and pleaded with his followers to retweet the post until Hart saw it.

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"Am a hyperrealism PENCIL Artist, I hope to become like @Harinzeyart. Please Retweet, let @KevinHart4real see it, thank you", tweeted Eli.

The tweet managed to get 13 000 retweets and was eventually seen by Hart who responded by saying he will purchase the drawing and also placed an order for three of his friends.

"I see it and I want to purchase it...I also want to support you and your amazing talent by giving you a fee to do a pencil drawing of 3 of my celebrity friends that I can gift it to", said Hart.

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