?My name is Nana Abena Afriyie Darko. I am a young lady who is into art and lives in Accra, Ghana. I was raised in a very happy and peaceful home. I took over the love of art from my dad, who studied art and specialized in ceramics at the university. I believe that I have acquired some of his traits that will lead me on in this life.<br><br>
?I think of myself as a very friendly, sociable and creative person. Since childhood I have
loved art, and I guess it runs through the blood. I love fashion, and took delight in making sketches of ladies' dresses when I was in high school. My dad saw my interest in fashion and I enrolled me in a fashion school called Riohs Fashion School, where I learned to come up with lots of creative ideas in fashion. I am presently at level two hundred, continuing with the same program at the Radford University. <br><br>
?Most of my artworks are my own creations. I also take a lot of inspiration from videos I watch online to create my own patterns in order to get accurate measurements for my art pieces. I practice sewing on my own, using materials like plain and printed African fabrics, which are readily available on the market. <br><br>
?One beautiful thing I love about my art is the process I have to go through to arrive at
the final piece. Though it is challenging, I learn a lot from the precision and patience one
needs to have to get a desirable piece. My greatest inspiration comes from what I see and by looking at pieces of other designers. My hallmark in designing is perfection, creativity and a good outcome of my work. My aim is to provide my customers with good quality, reusable items. I love to contribute to helping the world to stop the deadly Corona virus.?
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.