Born on the 5th of may 1993 and raised in Accra, Ghana. Theo attended firm foundation senior high school a private institution in Ghana. His name is Theophilus Boateng Kwaku Sarpong but popularly known as Theo pencil.
He discovered his talent as an artist at the age of eight years when he used to draw cartoons just for fun. Theo pencil advanced as a pencil artist at the early ages of seventeen as a self-taught artist, he is good in color works but most of his master piece arts are in pencil which inspires him allot.
At the age of nineteen, Theo pencil made presentations of realistic portraits to some popular personalities such as: Nana Akuffo Addo and honorable Shirley Ayorko Botwe.
Its amazing Theo never took any art lesson or classes. He mostly works on human figures. At the age of nineteen, he also made realistic portraits of some world’s famous personalities like:
The late president of the republic of Ghana John Evans Atta Mills:
and many familiar faces, not forgetting few paid-for ones…lols!
Theo pencil enjoys listening to music whenever he creates his work of art, it relaxes him and also serves as a source of entertainment! He doesn’t use more than fifteen hours to complete a portrait within a single day. He’s fast at it- very professional-
Need a portrait of you? don’t hesitate to get in touch with Theophilus on: 0543457132 or 0543991957.